The Dark-Thirty

Southern Tales of the Supernatural

By Patricia Mckissack; Brian Pinkney (Illustrator)
(Yearling, Paperback, 9780679890065, 176pp.)

Publication Date: January 9, 2001

Other Editions of This Title: Prebound

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In that special half-hour of twilight—the dark-thirty—there 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.

About the Author

Patricia C. McKissack lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
Brian Pinkney lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Praise For The Dark-Thirty

"...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

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