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The Dark-Thirty

Southern Tales of the Supernatural

by Patricia McKissack
Brian Pinkney

eBook

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


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Kindle Book

  • Release date: November 24, 2010

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780307770233
  • Release date: November 24, 2010

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780307770233
  • File size: 4325 KB
  • Release date: November 24, 2010


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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:4.6
Lexile® Measure:730
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:3

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


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Expand title description text