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Witch Child

This spellbinding story will transport readers to a time long ago, but one that might not be so different from the world today ages 12 and up First they walked her, marching her up and down, up and down between them for a day and a night until she could no longer hobble, her feet all bloody and swollen She would not confess So they set about to prove she was a witc This spellbinding story will transport readers to a time long ago, but one that might not be so different from the world today ages 12 and up First they walked her, marching her up and down, up and down between them for a day and a night until she could no longer hobble, her feet all bloody and swollen She would not confess So they set about to prove she was a witch Enter 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 her beloved 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 Though Mary s story takes place 350 years ago, she is a credible and engaging feminist character for modern times WITCH CHILD will compel readers to ask themselves how much have things really changed

Title : Witch Child
Author :  Celia Rees
Language : English
Isbn : 0763614211
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 272 pages

Rating: 4.9

Reviewer: 3866 Reviews