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The Witch of Blackbird Pond

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

  

by Elizabeth George Speare

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The Witch of Blackbird Pond is a story about the pride and prejudices of a small Puritan community in 17th-century colonial America. The historical details might seem daunting at first (Puritans and Quakers and Royalists – oh my!), but the characters are well developed and the plot is engrossing.

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