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How to hang a witch

Author: Adriana Mather
Publisher: London Walker Books, 2018. ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The trials of high school start to feel like a modern-day witch hunt for a teen with all the wrong connections to Salem's past in this thrilling, creepy and romantic New York Times bestseller. After Sam's father is hospitalised, she has to move from New York to Salem with her stepmother, Vivian. Unfortunately, Sam is related to Cotton Mather, one of the men responsible for the Salem Witch Trials, and to say she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Paranormal fiction
Romance fiction
Young adult works
Love stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adriana Mather
ISBN: 9781406378795 1406378798
OCLC Number: 1017744785
Target Audience: Adolescent 12+.
Description: 362 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Adriana Mather.

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The trials of high school start to feel like a modern-day witch hunt for a teen with all the wrong connections to Salem's past in this thrilling, creepy and romantic New York Times bestseller. After Sam's father is hospitalised, she has to move from New York to Salem with her stepmother, Vivian. Unfortunately, Sam is related to Cotton Mather, one of the men responsible for the Salem Witch Trials, and to say she feels unwelcome in Salem is an understatement. She is particularly unnerved by The Descendants, a mysterious and tight-knit group of girls related to those persecuted in the Trials. At the same time, she must deal with Elijah, the handsome but angry ghost who has appeared in her house, and her new neighbour Jaxon only complicates things further. When a centuries-old curse is rekindled, Sam finds herself at the centre of it. Can she stop history repeating itself?

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A story about curses, peer pressure, and legacies. * B&N Teen Blog * [A]n entertaining story that draws intriguing parallels between the 17th-century trials and modern-day bullying. * Publishers Read more...

 
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