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The dark-thirty : Southern tales of the supernatural (R)

Dark Thirty

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Yearling Newbery, Dell Yearling, Volume 1st yearling, New York, p.166 (2001)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3563 .C38323 D37 2001

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/5743574

Keywords:

African Americans--Juvenile fiction, American, American--Juvenile fiction, Children's stories, Coretta Scott King Award, 1993, Ghost stories, Horror tales

Abstract:

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.; 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.

Notes:

Lexile measure 730; ages 7-12; book level 4.6; horror and supernatural