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View Resource The Moonlit Road: All God's Chillun Had Wings

In honor of Black History Month, the Moonlit Road (last mentioned in the January 22, 1999 Scout Report) proudly presents a new story from Veronica Bryd entitled "All God's Chillun Had Wings." This classic slave tale of deliverance from the Georgia coast can be read or heard using RealPlayer. In addition, in an attempt to provide a better understanding of the historical and contextual make-up of...
View Resource The Moonlit Road

Users who dare to venture down the Moonlit Road will find spooky stories and weird folktales from the American South, told by some of the region's best storytellers. Each month, the site offers several new feature short stories in both text and RealAudio versions. In addition, some stories include a Cultural Background page with information on the history, region, cultures, or peoples behind the...
View Resource Montague Rhoades James: A Thin Ghost

Fans of ghost stories may be familiar with Montague Rhodes James, a British medievalist scholar who wrote a number of books and short stories during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. H.P. Lovecraft is among the many writers who cite James as an influential author, one who knows "just how to apportion statement, imagery, and subtle suggestions in order to secure the best results...