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The Dark-Thirty - Patricia McKissack

Paperback Published: 1st December 1998
ISBN: 9780679890065
Number Of Pages: 144
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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This Newbery Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Award Winner from beloved author Patricia McKissack offers a “stellar collection” of “ten original stories, all with a foundation in African-American history or culture” (School Library Journal).
 
In that special half-hour of twilight—the dark-thirty—there are stories to be told. Mesmerizing and breathtakingly original, these tales are inspired by African American history and range from the time of slavery to the civil rights era. With her extraordinary gift for suspense, Patricia C. McKissack has created a heart-stopping collection of lasting value, a book not quickly forgotten.
 
An ALA Notable Children’s Book
An NCSS-CBC Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
An IRA Teachers’ Choice

..".a stellar collection..."--School Library Journal, starred review "These original, short and ghostly stories, which come with brief historical introductions placing them in the American South, are grand for reading aloud."--The New York Times Book Review

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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ISBN: 9780679890065
ISBN-10: 0679890068
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st December 1998
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.4 x 13.1  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.13
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition