Headless Haunt: And Other African-American Ghost Stories

Headless Haunt: And Other African-American Ghost Stories

by James S. Haskins, Ben Otero
     
 

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African-American folklore includes a rich tradition of ghost stories. Noted author James Haskins has gathered more than 20 of the most spine-tingling tales in this haunting collection. Chilling personal accounts of ghostly encounters are also included. Rounding out the book are extensive source notes and historical background.

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African-American folklore includes a rich tradition of ghost stories. Noted author James Haskins has gathered more than 20 of the most spine-tingling tales in this haunting collection. Chilling personal accounts of ghostly encounters are also included. Rounding out the book are extensive source notes and historical background.

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Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Twenty plus spine-tingling ghost tales based on African-American folklore have been gathered by this noted author. He tells the readers how to protect themselves from spirits, or for the really brave, how to conjure them. Haskins provides source notes and historical background.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780064406024
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/01/1995
Series:
A Trophy Chiller: House of Horrors Ser.
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.15(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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