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9780679818632

The Dark-Thirty Southern Tales of the Supernatural

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  • ISBN13:

    9780679818632

  • ISBN10:

    0679818634

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2022-03-29
  • Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

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Summary

Illus. in black-and-white. With an extraordinary gift for suspense, McKissack brings us ten original spine-tingling tales inspired by African-American historyandthe mystery of that eerie half-hour before nightfall--the dark thirty.

Author Biography

Award winning author Patricia McKissack comes from a family of skilled storytellers, who taught her to listen and observe and who encouraged her life-long love affair with words. The Dark Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural was a 1993 Newbery Honor Book.  Pat also received the Coretta Scott King Award in 1993 for The Dark Thirty.Pat wishes she could have talked to her hero, Frederick Douglass, about his rise from slavery, his daring escape, and freedom -- at last!  If she was not an author, Pat would like to be an interior designer or an architect so she could tell stories through design.<br><br>Pat frequently collaborates on books with her husband, Fredrick.  They have three sons and live in St. Louis, Missouri.  

Table of Contents

The Legend of Pin Oakp. 1
We Organizedp. 20
Justicep. 26
The 11:59p. 45
The Sightp. 58
The Woman in the Snowp. 73
The Conjure Brotherp. 87
Boo Mamap. 104
The Gingip. 127
The Chicken-Coop Monsterp. 150
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