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Raw Head, Bloody Bones: African-American Tales of the Supernatural

Raw Head, Bloody Bones: African-American Tales of the Supernatural

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1995
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0689803060
ISBN13
9780689803062
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*****Young readers can meet some of the strangest beasts ever in these 15 spine-tingling folktales. A dancing corpse, a talking skull, a witch who sucks blood--these creepy denizens and others reflect the heritage of African oral traditions that has been passed down for generations.

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About Author

Mary E. Lyons, a former teacher and librarian, became a full-time writer in 1993. She is the author of nineteen books for young readers published by Scribner, Atheneum, Henry Holt, Houghton Mifflin and Oxford University Press.

Born and raised in the American South, Mary Lyons lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, with her husband, Paul. Her publications for adults include The Blue Ridge Tunnel: A Remarkable Engineering Feat in Antebellum Virginia (History Press, 2014) and The Virginia
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