Tag: The Witch of Blackbird Pond

July Wrap Up

July Wrap Up

I know I usually say “wow that month went by so fast”, but seriously, y’all, July?  July was a long long month.  I struggled to balance reading with writing with blogging with life with health stuff and sunshine and just everything and I am ready for autumn.  This is how you know I’m a New Englander – I’m ready for fall now. Yes? Yes. July wasn’t so bad – just busy!  I don’t like to be busy – I love me some weekends to sit at home and relish in doing nothing.  It’s the best.  August is gonna be busy too, […]

Posted July 30, 2018 in Checking In // 28 Comments //
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 //