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The Resource The dark-thirty : Southern tales of the supernatural, Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney

The dark-thirty : Southern tales of the supernatural, Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney

Label
The dark-thirty : Southern tales of the supernatural
Title
The dark-thirty
Title remainder
Southern tales of the supernatural
Statement of responsibility
Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of ghost stories with African American themes, designed to be told during the Dark Thirty--the half hour before sunset--when ghosts seem all too believable. With an extraordinary gift for suspense, McKissack brings us ten original spine-tingling tales inspired by African-American history and the mystery of that eerie half-hour before nightfall--the dark thirty. "The atmosphere of each selection is skillfully developed and sustained to the very end. Pinkney's stark scratchboard illustrations evoke an eerie mood, which heightens the suspense of each tale. This is a stellar collection for both public and school libraries looking for absorbing books to hook young readers. Storytellers will also find it a goldmine."
Citation source
  • Children's Notable Books,
  • Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies,
  • School Library Journal Starred Reviews,
  • Coretta Scott King Awards and Honor Books,
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-2017
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKissack, Pat
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pinkney, J. Brian
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ghost stories, American
  • Horror tales, American
  • African Americans
  • Children's stories, American
  • Ghosts
  • Horror stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The dark-thirty : Southern tales of the supernatural, Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The legend of Pin Oak -- We organized -- Justice -- The 11:59 -- The sight -- The woman in the snow -- The conjure brother -- Boo Mama -- The Gingi -- The chicken-coop monster
Control code
92003021
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
iv, 122 pages
Isbn
9780679818632
Lccn
92003021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780679818632
  • (OCoLC)25246023
Label
The dark-thirty : Southern tales of the supernatural, Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The legend of Pin Oak -- We organized -- Justice -- The 11:59 -- The sight -- The woman in the snow -- The conjure brother -- Boo Mama -- The Gingi -- The chicken-coop monster
Control code
92003021
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
iv, 122 pages
Isbn
9780679818632
Lccn
92003021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780679818632
  • (OCoLC)25246023

Library Locations

    • Lewisville Public LibraryBorrow it
      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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