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The Dark-Thirty
Southern Tales of the Supernatural
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· Yearling
· Trade Paperback · Ages 8-12 years
· January 9, 2001 · $6.99 · 978-0-679-89006-5 (0-679-89006-8)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

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.

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"...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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WINNER 1993 - Newbery Honor Book
WINNER 1994 - Kansas William White Master List
WINNER 1993 - Coretta Scott King Author Award
WINNER 1996 - Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award

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

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