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The Dark-Thirty
Written by Patricia McKissack
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Hardcover

Illus. in black-and-white. 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. Read More
 





The Dark-Thirty
Written by Patricia McKissack
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Trade Paperback

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...

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The Dark-Thirty
Written by Patricia McKissack
Illustrated by 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...

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Let's Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out!
Written by Patricia C. McKissack
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
eBook

From Newbery Honor winner Patricia C. McKissack and two-time Caldecott Honor winner Brian Pinkney comes an extraordinary must-have collection of classic playtime favorites. This very special book is sure to become a treasured keepsake for African American families and will inspire joy in all who read it.
 
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Let's Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out!
Written by Patricia C. McKissack
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Hardcover Library Binding

From Newbery Honor winner Patricia C. McKissack and two-time Caldecott Honor winner Brian Pinkney comes an extraordinary must-have collection of classic playtime favorites. This very special book is sure to become a treasured keepsake for African American families and will inspire joy in all who read it.
 
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Let's Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out!
Written by Patricia C. McKissack
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Hardcover

From Newbery Honor winner Patricia C. McKissack and two-time Caldecott Honor winner Brian Pinkney comes an extraordinary must-have collection of classic playtime favorites. This very special book is sure to become a treasured keepsake for African American families and will inspire joy in all who read it.
 
Parents and... Read More
 

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