The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Author : Elizabeth George Speare
  • Release Date : 01 January 2011
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 249
  • ISBN 13 : 9780547550299
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Book excerpt: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Author : Elizabeth George Speare
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