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  • Published: 14 April 2022
  • ISBN: 9780593123478
  • Imprint: RHUS Children's Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $19.99

The Dark-Thirty

Southern Tales of the Supernatural




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.

  • Published: 14 April 2022
  • ISBN: 9780593123478
  • Imprint: RHUS Children's Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Patricia McKissack

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

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Praise for The Dark-Thirty

"Skillfully developed and sustained to the very end. Pinkney's stark scratchboard illustrations evoke an eerie mood, which heightens the suspense of each tale.... A stellar collection."--School Library Journal, starred review

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