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The witch of Blackbird Pond.

Elizabeth George Speare

The witch of Blackbird Pond.

by Elizabeth George Speare

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

j-70358 j-11899

The Physical Object
Pagination249 p.
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23248940M

The Witch of Blackbird Pond Summary Having just lost her grandfather, Katherine “Kit” Tyler leaves her home in tropical Barbados on a ship (the Dolphin) bound for Connecticut. There she is determined to find her Aunt Rachel Wood, her only remaining family.   Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): The Witch of Blackbird Pond. What type of media is this winner?: Book. Winner Detail Create Date: Tuesday, October 5, - Winner Detail Change Date: Wednesday, Janu -

The Witch of Blackbird Pond is a novel about the dangers of intolerance, bigotry, and excluding people from society. The residents of Wethersfield, CT, mistreat Hannah because she is of a different faith. As they make no effort to understand her, they inevitably fear her. The friendship between Kit and Widow Tupper grows, but not without consequences. Kit is accused of being a witch simply because of her association with the widow, known to all as the Witch of Blackbird Pond. pages, softcover. Grades The Witch of Blackbird Pond () by 5/5(1).

The Witch of Blackbird Pond Summary. In The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Speare creates strong and memorable fictional characters who interact with actual historical personages. The result is a vivid portrait of life in Puritan New England. The Connecticut Colony where Kit Tyler now lives is nothing like the Carribean Islands where she grew up. The stern Puritans think that because Kit swims, wears flowing dresses, and expresses her opinion-she must be a witch! When Kit befriends an old woman known as the Witch of Blackbird Pond, the town's suspicions only become greater.


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Not anything like my preconceived notion, The Witch of Blackbird Pond is a wonderful young adult novel set in the late s in New England among the Puritans.

Kit Tyler has arrived on a ship from Barbados and doesn't fit in from her first moments in Connecticut when she reveals that she can swim.4/5. The Witch of Blackbird Pond is that kind of title for me.

This Newbery award winner came to my attention after my aunt gifted me a copy from her days working at Houghton Mifflin when I was in grade school.

Like a lot of books back then I motored through it, eventually donated my copy to my school library, and didn't think about it again for by: 3. The Witch of Blackbird Pond was awarded the Newbery Medal forthe only time, according to the editor and literary critic Anita Silvey, that a book was chosen unanimously on the first ballot.

It's The witch of Blackbird Pond. book marvel of a book. The writing is clear, the atmosphere is vivid. THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND by Elizabeth George Speare ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 10, When young Kit Tyler comes from her Barbados home to colonial Connecticut, she is unprepared for the austerity of her uncle's home.

Free download or read online The Witch of Blackbird Pond pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Elizabeth George Speare.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.4/5(K). Author: Administrator Created Date: 1/7/ PMFile Size: KB. THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND ELIZABETH GEORGE SPEARE WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL CHAPTER ONE ON A MORNING in mid-April,the brigantine Dolphin left the open sea, sailed briskly across the Sound to the wide mouth of the Connecticut River and into Saybrook harbor.

Kit Tyler had been on the forecastle deck since daybreak, standing. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare avg. ratingRatings Orphaned Kit Tyler knows, as she gazes for the first time at the cold, bleak shores of Connecticut Colony, that her new home will never be like the shimmering Caribbean island she left behind.

The Witch of Blackbird Pond Historical (fiction), Trade Book, Lexile Set in Connecticut inthis novel chronicles a year in the life of sixteen-year-old Katherine "Kit" Tyler. The story is dramatic and deals superficially with charges of witchcraft, as well as a budding romance between two characters, but there's nothing of real concern for young readers.

Wondering if The Witch of Blackbird Pond is OK for your kids. Parents: Set preferences and get age-appropriate recommendations with Common Sense Media Plus.4/5. Goodwife Cruff is the main antagonist of the book: a narrow-minded, cruel woman who is determined to make Kit's life difficult.

She is the mother of a girl named Prudence whom Kit befriends. It is Goodwife Cruff who accuses Kit of being a : Elizabeth George Speare. WELCOME, LET THE FUN BEGIN. Get e-Books "The Witch Of Blackbird Pond" on Pdf, ePub, Tuebl, Mobi and Audiobook for are more than 1 Million Books that have been enjoyed by people from all over the world.

Always update books hourly, if not looking, search in the book search column. Enjoy % FREE. The Witch Of Blackbird Pond () - Plot & Excerpts Sticks and stones will break my bones,but words will never hurtunless you happen to be in court being tried for witchcraft: "You will listen to the charges against you."A clerk read from a parchment, giving full weight and due to every awful word."_____ _____, thou art here accused that not having the fear of God before thine.

The Witch of Blackbird Pond. By Elizabeth George Speare. Grades. Genre 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 eth George Speare's Newbery Award-winning novel.

The Witch of Blackbird Pond provides readers with a realistic and vivid portrait of colonial New England and sketches the larger transatlantic issues that defined the colonies’ political landscape.

Download Book "The Witch of Blackbird Pond" by Author "Elizabeth George Speare" in [PDF] [EPUB]. Original Title ISBN "" published on "" in Edition Language: " English". Get Full eBook File name "" Format Complete Free. Genres: "Childrens, Classics, Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction.

The Witch of Blackbird Pond opens by telling us that Kit Tyler is on a ship to America. The year isand the ship has just arrived at the Connecticut Colony after five weeks at sea. The Witch of Blackbird Pond is a Newberry Medal Award winner about a 17th century girl from Barbados, forced to move to Connecticut with her Aunt and s: 1.

Overview Winner of the Newbery Medal, The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare explores themes of religious intolerance and the ways ignorance and the fear of difference lead to violence and mistrust.

It begins inwith sixteen-year-old Kit Tyler traveling alone by ship to her aunt and uncle’s home in Connecticut.

ELIZABETH GEORGE SPEARE () won the Newbery Medal for The Witch of Blackbird Pond and the Newbery Medal for The Bronze also received a Newbery Honor in for The Sign of the Beaver, and in she was presented with the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her substantial and enduring contribution to children’s : HMH Books.

This historical novel by Elizabeth George Speare is published by Sandpiper, an imprint of the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. The Witch of Blackbird Pond is written for ages 9 to The age range reflects readability and not necessarily content appropriateness.The Witch of Blackbird Pond.

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Elizabeth George Speare. Published by Laurel Leaf () ISBN ISBN Used. Quantity Available: 2. From.ELIZABETH GEORGE SPEARE () won the Newbery Medal for The Witch of Blackbird Pond and the Newbery Medal for The Bronze also received a Newbery Honor in for The Sign of the Beaver, and in she was presented with the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her substantial and enduring contribution to children's her beginings as a writer working on Witch 4/5().