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THE WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND ELIZABETH GEORGE SPEARE WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL CHAPTER ONE ON A MORNING in mid- April, , . The witch of Blackbird Pond. [Elizabeth George Speare] -- In in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an. Get this from a library! The witch of Blackbird Pond.. [Elizabeth George Speare] -- Kit Tyler must leave behind shimmering Caribbean islands to join the stern.
Sixteen-year-old Kit Tyler is marked by suspicion and disapproval from the moment she arrives on the unfamiliar shores of colonial Connecticut in Alone and desperate, she has been forced to leave her beloved home on the island of Barbados and join a family she has never met. Torn between her quest for belonging and her desire to be true to herself, Kit struggles to survive in a hostile place.
Just when it seems she must give up, she finds a kindred spirit.
Elizabeth George Speare won the Newbery Medal for this portrayal of a heroine whom readers will admire for her unwavering sense of truth as well as her infinite capacity to love. They don't make a difference in the story, but a reader shouldn't take the story as factual either. The book It's dawned on me that there are probably some "classic" children's books that I haven't yet read, and while poring through the lists I stumbled upon this one which indeed, somehow, I missed.
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