The Witch of Blackbird Pond
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In addition to being a writer, author Elizabeth George Speare also taught high school English in Massachusetts (source).Many of the characters in The Witch of Blackbird Pond come straight out of history: Governor Andros, for example, and Reverend Gersholm Bulkeley.
John Holbrook reads poetry from Anne Bradstreet to the Wood family. Anne Bradstreet was one of American's first female poets.
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