Witches!: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem

Autor: Schanzer, Rosalyn

Editorial: National Geographic

Formato:Cartón Grueso (Library Binding)
Precio de Lista:$27.90
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Witches!: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem : Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor Book

2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC

NCSS—Notable Social Studies Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2012

School Library Journal Best Books of 2011

SLJ’s 100 Magnificent Children’s Books of 2011

Chicago Public Library Best of the Best 2011

In the little colonial town of Salem Village, Massachusetts, two girls began to twitch, mumble, and contort their bodies into strange shapes. The doctor tried every remedy, but nothing cured the young Puritans. He grimly announced the dire diagnosis: the girls were bewitched! And then the accusations began.
The riveting, true story of the victims, accused witches, crooked officials, and mass hysteria that turned a mysterious illness affecting two children into a witch hunt that took over a dozen people’s lives and ruined hundreds more unfolds in chilling detail in this young adult book by award-winning author and illustrator Rosalyn Schanzer.
With a powerful narrative, chilling primary source accounts, a design evoking the period, and stylized black-white-and-red scratchboard illustrations of young girls having wild fits in the courtroom, witches flying overhead, and the Devil and his servants terrorizing the Puritans, this book will rivet young readers with novelistic power.
Taught in middle and high schools around the U.S., the 17th-century saga remains hauntingly resonant as people struggle even today with the urgent need to find someone to blame for their misfortunes. 

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Niños y Jóvenes   Cuerpo, Mente y Espíritu
Niños y Jóvenes   Historia
Niños y Jóvenes   Religion

ISBN 13:9781426308703
ISBN 10:1426308701
Formato:Cartón Grueso (Library Binding)
Tamaño:7.28" l x 5.20" w x 0.57" h
Edades: 8 - 12