The Resource The headless haunt and other African-American ghost stories, collected and retold by James Haskins ; illustrated by Ben Otero

The headless haunt and other African-American ghost stories, collected and retold by James Haskins ; illustrated by Ben Otero

Label
The headless haunt and other African-American ghost stories
Title
The headless haunt and other African-American ghost stories
Statement of responsibility
collected and retold by James Haskins ; illustrated by Ben Otero
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of ghost stories and anecdotes that are part of the folklore of African Americans
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-2005
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haskins, James
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Middle School
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Otero, Ben
  • HarperCollins (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Ghost stories
  • Tales
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • Ghosts
  • African Americans
  • Ghost stories
  • Tales
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The headless haunt and other African-American ghost stories, collected and retold by James Haskins ; illustrated by Ben Otero
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-116)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I was born with a caul
  • Plat-eyes: Daddy and the plat-eye ghost
  • Two boys and a plat-eye
  • Sometimes they come in a whirlwind
  • Night at Pickey's
  • Strange all through
  • Precautions to take when someone dies: Ghost of a jealous man
  • Her husband's ghost
  • Calvin Copley and widow
  • Saturday-night fiddler
  • Ain't I got to believe?
  • Ghosts and buried treasure: Treasure-hunting story
  • Headless haunt
  • I don't want to fool with no spirits
  • Girl and the plat-eye
  • Half-clad ghost
  • Spirit of friend
  • Jack-o'-lantern tales: How Jack became Jack-o'-lantern
  • End of Hock
  • Ghost in the Stetson
  • Hold him, Tabb
  • Wait till Emmett comes
  • Civil War ghosts: Ghosts of Cedar Creek
  • Ghost of Yankee soldier
  • Ghost of man the Yankees killed
  • I see spirits
  • Dead Aaron
  • Protection against ghosts, spirits, and haunts
  • Who can see ghosts: It vanished like a shadow
  • Deserted village
  • Little Nero and magic tea cakes
  • Ghost in black silk
  • How to acquire the ability to see ghosts: Ghost log cabin
  • Uncle Henry and ghost dog
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 116 pages
Isbn
9780060229979
Lccn
93026223
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center's copy gift of the author.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28852901
  • (OCoLC)ocm28852901
Label
The headless haunt and other African-American ghost stories, collected and retold by James Haskins ; illustrated by Ben Otero
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-116)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I was born with a caul
  • Plat-eyes: Daddy and the plat-eye ghost
  • Two boys and a plat-eye
  • Sometimes they come in a whirlwind
  • Night at Pickey's
  • Strange all through
  • Precautions to take when someone dies: Ghost of a jealous man
  • Her husband's ghost
  • Calvin Copley and widow
  • Saturday-night fiddler
  • Ain't I got to believe?
  • Ghosts and buried treasure: Treasure-hunting story
  • Headless haunt
  • I don't want to fool with no spirits
  • Girl and the plat-eye
  • Half-clad ghost
  • Spirit of friend
  • Jack-o'-lantern tales: How Jack became Jack-o'-lantern
  • End of Hock
  • Ghost in the Stetson
  • Hold him, Tabb
  • Wait till Emmett comes
  • Civil War ghosts: Ghosts of Cedar Creek
  • Ghost of Yankee soldier
  • Ghost of man the Yankees killed
  • I see spirits
  • Dead Aaron
  • Protection against ghosts, spirits, and haunts
  • Who can see ghosts: It vanished like a shadow
  • Deserted village
  • Little Nero and magic tea cakes
  • Ghost in black silk
  • How to acquire the ability to see ghosts: Ghost log cabin
  • Uncle Henry and ghost dog
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 116 pages
Isbn
9780060229979
Lccn
93026223
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center's copy gift of the author.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28852901
  • (OCoLC)ocm28852901

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