The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural (Google eBook)

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Random House Children's Books, Nov 24, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 176 pages
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In that special half-hour of twilight葉he dark-thirty葉here are stories to be told. Mesmerizing, suspenseful, and breathtakingly original, these tales make up a heart-stopping collection of lasting value, a book not quickly forgotten.


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Review: The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural

User Review  - Andressa - Goodreads

Eerie and compelling, I enjoyed this collection of stories. Rather than a look into the supernatural, it more portrayed the culture of African American story-telling. The writing style, or rather ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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.

Pat frequently collaborates on books with her husband, Fredrick.They have three sons and live in St. Louis, Missouri.


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