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The Merrybegot

Author: Julie Hearn
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1645 in England, the daughters of the town minister successfully accuse a local healer and her granddaughter of witchcraft to conceal an out-of-wedlock pregnancy, but years later during the 1692 Salem trials their lie has unexpected repercussions.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Matthew Hopkins
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Hearn
ISBN: 0192791575 9780192791573
OCLC Number: 57661719
Awards: Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.
Description: 272 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Julie Hearn.

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Presents the story of Nell who lives with her grandmother, the local cunning woman and healer. When one of the minister's daughters falls pregnant, she and her sister accuse Nell of putting a curse  Read more...

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