When mary sees her grandmother accused of witchcraft and hanged for the crime, she is silently hurried to safety by an unknown woman. The woman gives her tools to keep the record of her days - paper and ink. With a vividly evoked environment and characters skilfully and patiently drawn, this is a powerful literary achievement by Celia Rees that is utterly engrossing from start to finish.
SorceressBloomsbury Children's Books #ad - Just as mary's story has to be told to Agnes, it has to be read by us for it is passionate, compelling and utterly wonderful. As witch child ends so Sorceress begins. But when she meets agnes herne, Alison encounters the person who is going to tell her all about Mary's life after she leaves Beulah. We fell under the spell of mary in Witch Child and now at last we find out what happened to her after her ill-fated time in Beulah.
Sorceress #ad - Agnes is a descendant of mary's and has a special skill which allows her to be in touch with Mary in the spirit world. And mary has a story to tell. Alison ellman is still searching for information about Mary Newbury; she has a diary and some scattered information about other people in Mary's life, but Mary has disappeared into the forests and Alison has no way of following her.
A story of love and friendship, sadness and loss. A story that takes her across the New World in an epic search for a home.
Pirates!Bloomsbury USA Childrens #ad - Pirates! #ad - Told through nancy's writings, their adventures will appeal to readers across the spectrum and around the world. Nancy kington, daughter of a rich merchant, suddenly orphaned when her father dies, is sent to live on her family's plantation in Jamaica. Together they go in search of adventure, and a new life that breaks all restrictions of gender, love, race, and position.
For both girls the pirate life is their only chance for freedom in a society where both are treated like property, rather than individuals. Disgusted by the treatment of the slaves and her brother's willingness to marry her off, she and one of the slaves, Minerva, run away and join a band of pirates.
The Physick Book of Deliverance DaneHachette Books #ad - A spellbinding, beautifully written novel that moves between contemporary times and one of the most fascinating and disturbing periods in American history--the Salem witch trials. Written with astonishing conviction and grace, intrigue, The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane travels seamlessly between the witch trials of the 1690s and a modern woman's story of mystery, and revelation.
The key contains a yellowing fragment of parchment with a name written upon it: Deliverance Dane. As the pieces of deliverance's harrowing story begin to fall into place, Connie is haunted by visions of the long-ago witch trials, and she begins to fear that she is more tied to Salem's dark past then she could have ever imagined.
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane #ad - Harvard graduate student Connie Goodwin needs to spend her summer doing research for her doctoral dissertation. As she is drawn deeper into the mysteries of the family house, Connie discovers an ancient key within a seventeenth-century Bible. But when her mother asks her to handle the sale of Connie's grandmother's abandoned home near Salem, she can't refuse.
This discovery launches connie on a quest--to find out who this woman was and to unearth a rare artifact of singular power: a physick book, its pages a secret repository for lost knowledge.
The Witch's Daughter: A NovelThomas Dunne Books #ad - She couldn't have foreseen that even now, centuries later, he would be hunting her across time, determined to claim payment for saving her life. In present-day england, elizabeth has built a quiet life for herself, tending her garden and selling herbs and oils at the local farmers' market. As bess hawksmith watches her mother swing from the Hanging Tree she knows that only one man can save her from the same fate at the hands of the panicked mob: the Warlock Gideon Masters, and his Book of Shadows.
. Against her better judgment, elizabeth begins teaching Tegan the ways of the Hedge Witch, in the process awakening memories--and demons--long thought forgotten. Part historical romance, the witch's daughter, is a fresh, Paula Brackston's New York Times bestseller, compelling take on the magical, part modern fantasy, yet dangerous world of Witches.
The Witch's Daughter: A Novel #ad - My name is elizabeth Anne Hawksmith, and my age is three hundred and eighty-four years. Each new settlement asks for a new journal, and so this Book of Shadows begins… In the spring of 1628, the Witchfinder of Wessex finds himself a true Witch. Secluded at his cottage in the woods, Gideon instructs Bess in the Craft, awakening formidable powers she didn't know she had and making her immortal.
But her solitude abruptly ends when a teenage girl called Tegan starts hanging around. Readers will long remember the fiercely independent heroine who survives plagues, wars, and the heartbreak that comes with immortality to remain true to herself, and protect the protégé she comes to love.
Daughters of the Witching HillMariner Books #ad - As she ages, she instructs her granddaughter, in her craft, Alizon, as well as her best friend, who ultimately turns to dark magic. Drawing on the catholic folk magic of her youth, Bess heals the sick and foretells the future. When a peddler suffers a stroke after exchanging harsh words with Alizon, eager to make his name as a witch finder, a local magistrate, plays neighbors and family members against one another until suspicion and paranoia reach frenzied heights.
Daughters of the Witching Hill #ad - . Daughters of the Witching Hill is a powerful novel of intrigue and revelation. Daughters of the witching hill brings history to life in a vivid and wrenching account of a family sustained by love as they try to survive the hysteria of a witch-hunt. This e-book includes a sample chapter of Illuminations. Sharratt interweaves well-researched historical details of the 1612 Pendle witch-hunt with a beautifully imagined story of strong women, family, and betrayal.
Bess southerns, an impoverished widow living in Pendle Forest, is haunted by visions and gains a reputation as a cunning woman.
A Break with Charity: A Story about the Salem Witch Trials Great EpisodesHMH Books for Young Readers #ad - The author’s skillful manipulation of the conventions of the young-adult novel—particularly the rich exploration of being an outsider and going against the mainstream—makes this book a superb vehicle for examining the social dynamics of this legendary event. The horn Book. Susanna english desperately wants to join the circle of girls who meet every week at the parsonage, the malicious Ann Putnam, but she doesn’t realize the leader of the group, is about to set off a torrent of false accusations that will lead to the imprisonment and execution of countless innocent people—victims of a witch-hunt panic.
SovayBloomsbury USA Childrens #ad - Sovay #ad - But when she lifts the wallet of one of England's most dangerous men, Sovay begins to unravel a web of deceit and duplicity. Posing as a highway robber began as a lark to test a suitor's devotion. Acclaimed author celia Rees' talent for romance and intrigue are sure to thrill a paperback audience. In 1794 england, the beautiful Sovay dons a man's cloak and holds up stagecoaches in broad daylight.
The SacrificeAladdin #ad - In salem, massachusetts, witches have been found, and widespread fear and panic reign mere miles from Abigail's home of Andover. When two girls are brought from Salem to identify witches in Andover, suspicion sweeps the town as well-respected members of the community are accused of witchcraft. It isn't long before chaos consumes andover, and the Faulkners find themselves in the center of it all when friend turns themselves in the center of it all when friend turns against friend, neighbor against neighbor, in a desperate fight for the truth.
The Sacrifice #ad - Told from abigail's point of view and based on actual events in the author's own family histoy, The Sacrifice offers a unique perspective of the Salem witch trials by delving into the devestating effects the trials had not just in Salem but throughout Massachusetts. At the heart of this gripping story are Abigail and her sister, Dorothy, adversity, who together must find a way to persevere during a period marked by terror, and ignorance.
In the year 1692, life changes forever for ten-year-old Abigail Faulkner and her family.
Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Intermediate GradesCarolrhoda Books ® #ad - Awkwardly contorted arm bones. Bright white teeth. Douglas owsley of the smithsonian Institution peered into an excavated grave, carefully examining the fragile skeleton that had been buried there for four hundred years. And he was European, " Owsley concluded. Join author Sally M. On a hot summer day in 2005, Dr.
Walker as she works alongside the scientists investigating colonial-era graves near Jamestown, Virginia, as well as other sites in Maryland. Straight leg bones. He was about fifteen years old when he died. But how did he know? just as forensic scientists use their knowledge of human remains to help solve crimes, they use similar skills to solve the mysteries of the long-ago past.
Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Intermediate Grades #ad - All are reaching beyond the grave to tell us their stories, which are written in bone. As you follow their investigations, an indentured servant, she'll introduce you to what scientists believe are the lives of a teenage boy, a colonial official and his family, a ship's captain, and an enslaved African girl.
The Witch of Blackbird PondHMH Books for Young Readers 9780547550299 #ad - Sixteen-year-old kit tyler is marked by suspicion and disapproval from the moment she arrives on the unfamiliar shores of colonial Connecticut in 1687. Alone and desperate, she has been forced to leave her beloved home on the island of Barbados and join a family she has never met. Torn between her quest for belonging and her desire to be true to herself, Kit struggles to survive in a hostile place.
Just when it seems she must give up, she finds a kindred spirit. Elizabeth george speare won the 1959 newbery Medal for this portrayal of a heroine whom readers will admire for her unwavering sense of truth as well as her infinite capacity to love. But kit’s friendship with hannah tupper, believed by the colonists to be a witch, proves more taboo than she could have imagined and ultimately forces Kit to choose between her heart and her duty.