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A thoroughly exciting and rewarding Newbery Medal winner and ALA Notable Children's Book, Elizabeth George Speare's The Witch of Blackbird Pond brings this frightening period of witch hysteria to life. Readers will wonder at the power of the mob mentality, and the need for communities in desperate times--even current times--to find a scapegoat. (Ages 9 and older) --Emilie Coulter --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I read this book in high school as required reading.
Reading this book allows you to really feel what it was like for Kit to want to do what was right, even when the people you love are going to be as hurt as you.
That noted, it is a great book for the audience for which it was written, and an entertaining, quick read for many adults as well.
I probably read this book 20 times in elementary school. I kept taking it out of my elementary school library and when the librarian teased me about it I bought my own copy. Read morePublished 14 hours ago by Amazon Customer
I read this book for the first time when I was 10 years old. I am now 28, and it's still in my top 10 favorites. I want someone to turn it into a movie, please.Published 2 days ago by Candace L Kludt
I totally love this book! My mother had read it first, and when she finished she gave it to me as a school assignment, but after a while I didn't think of it as a school... Read morePublished 3 days ago by kegeneral
with his school lesson and ended up engrossed in a story that left upturned lips throughout. A quick read, well written and easy to fall into.Published 3 days ago by Sabrina Doré
At first when i started reading, i didn't like. I had to read it for school so the further i got into it the more i likedPublished 14 days ago by Stacie M Stewart