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Jul 23, 2002
| 393 Minutes
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
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Jul 23, 2002 | ISBN 9780807207505 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
Kit Tyler must leave behind shimmering Caribbean islands to join the stern Puritan community of her relatives. She soon feels caged, until she meets the old woman known as the Witch of Blackbird Pond. But when their friendship is discovered, Kit herself is accused of witchcraft!
Elizabeth George Speare was born in Melrose, Massachusetts, on November 21, 1908. She lived in New England all her life. A graduate of Boston University, Speare always wanted to write but didn’t start untill her two children were in junior high school. She… More about Elizabeth George Speare
"Strong plot, fully realized characters and convincing atmosphere distinguish this historical narrative of a girl whose rebellion against bigotry and her Puritan surroundings culminates in a witch hunt and trial."–Booklist.
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