Witch Child

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Celia Rees - 2009 - 272 pages

ISBN: 0763642282, 9780763642280

"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?

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Publisher: Candlewick Press

Subjects:

juvenile fiction, girls & women, historical, united states, colonial & revolutionary periods

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