Episode 4: The Thing in the Chicken House: The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural by Patricia McKissack

Carey and Marie discuss the classic collection of African American  supernatural tales, The Dark-Thirty by Patricia McKissack. Chicken coop monsters and wise, loving Bigfoots, the horrors of slavery and oppression, and the inspiration for a lifetime studying folklore--all in one book! We share some ghost stories from our childhood and hometowns, and share readalikes and what we're currently reading to follow up on this amazing, award-winning book.  In this episode, the 11:59 comes for us all. 

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The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural by Patricia McKissack: Goodreads, Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Indiebound

Patricia McKissack: Website

Brian Pinkney: Website



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