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Witches! : the absolutely true tale of disaster in Salem

Author: Rosalyn Schanzer
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the victims, the accused witches, and the scheming officials that turned a mysterious illness into a witch hunt.
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Genre/Form: Paper case bindings
Illustrated case bindings
Book jackets
Church history
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosalyn Schanzer
ISBN: 9781426308697 1426308698 9781426308703 1426308701
OCLC Number: 694394327
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Honor Book (2012).
Target Audience: Middle School.; 1190
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Contents: Wherein the stage is set --
A dire diagnosis --
Let the grilling begin --
Witch hunt! --
A torrent of evil --
The king of hell --
Oyer & Terminer --
The end is near --
The end is here --
What happened next.
Responsibility: Rosalyn Schanzer.

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Tackling the same twisted subject as Stacy Schiff's much-lauded book The Witches: Salem, 1692, this Sibert Honour book for young readers features unique scratchboard illustrations, chilling primary  Read more...

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