Author: Elizabeth George Speare

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

With the exception of a few passages about the Native Americans (typical era stuff – raids and scalping) this book is utterly fantastic.  I wasn’t really sure what I was getting into with The Witch of Blackbird Pond.  Was it a witch hunt book?  The girl on the cover looked like a colonist, so that seemed to align with what I thought I was getting.  I suppose it is a witch hunt book, but in the most minor way.  In its greater parts, The Witch of Blackbird Pond is a fantastic story to teach children about the dangers of fear and prejudice. Katherine […]

Posted July 25, 2018 in Reviews // 2 Comments //