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Witch Child

Author : Rees, Celia

“With its theme of religious intolerance and its touches of the supernatural, this is sure to be in high demand for a long time.” — Kirkus Reviews

Welcome to the world of young Mary Newbury, a world where simply being different can cost a person her life. Hidden until now in the pages of her diary, Mary’s startling story begins in 1659, the year herbeloved grandmother is hanged in the public square as a witch. Mary narrowly escapes a similar fate, only to face intolerance and new danger among the Puritans in the New World. How long can she hide her true identity? Will she ever find a place where her healing powers will not be feared?

In 1659, fourteen-year-old Mary Newbury keeps a journal of her voyage from England to the New World and her experiences living as a witch in a community of Puritans near Salem, Massachusetts.

Edition : Reprint
Format : Paperback

$4.50

In stock
Condition : Very Good
ISBN13 : 9780763642280
ISBN : 0763642282
Date Published : 2009
Publisher : Candlewick

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