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Witch child by Celia Rees

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Massachusetts

Subjects:

  • Large type books.,
  • Witches -- Fiction.,
  • Puritans -- Fiction.,
  • Voyages and travels -- Fiction.,
  • Diaries -- Fiction.,
  • Large type books.,
  • Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Fiction.

Book details:

About the Edition

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 Notes

Reprint. Originally published: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick, 2000.

StatementCelia Rees.
GenreFiction., Juvenile fiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.R25465 Wi 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3955221M
ISBN 100786238968
LC Control Number2001055724

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Free download or read online Witch Child pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Celia Rees. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are,/5. Witch Child is the story of a world in which being different can cost you your life. Told through diary entries that begin in the spring of , when Mary Newbury’s beloved grandmother is hanged as a witch in the public square, the book follows Mary as she barely escapes a similar fate.   Witch Child by Celia Rees. The driving force behind me reading this book was the publisher. I’m not kidding – Candlewick is one I trust to produce interesting books, so a historical fiction book produced by them? I couldn’t resist, and overcame my aversion to the cover. The Witches is a children's dark fantasy novel by the British writer Roald story is set partly in Norway and partly in the United Kingdom, and features the experiences of a young British boy and his Norwegian grandmother in a world where child-hating societies of witches Author: Roald Dahl.