I Escaped The Salem Witch Trials: Salem, Massachusetts, 1692

I Escaped The Salem Witch Trials: Salem, Massachusetts, 1692

by Scott Peters, Juliet Fry

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Overview

The Survival Series that celebrates the awesome history of us.

"a must for every reading list"

A brave young orphan is caught up in the Salem Witch Trials, the largest and most lethal witch-hunt in American history. Can she escape disaster?

From bestselling author Scott Peters and Salem Witch whiz Juliet Fry.

On a stormy night, young orphan, Hannah, is terrified to see witches' fingers tapping at her bedroom window. When her best friends tell her witches are sending their spirits to attack them-to pinch them and jab them with needles-Hannah's alarm grows. But then her friends start accusing neighbors of practicing magic, dark arts, and witchcraft. Unfortunately, some of the accused are good people that Hannah has known all her life. Hannah is faced with a terrible choice: to side with her friends, or to fall under suspicion for refusing to name names. Can Hannah appease her friends and escape this scary trial? Can this brave but frightened colonial girl ever hope to escape disaster?

Based on hours of research, this inspirational story is exceptionally vivid, swift-paced, and stirring. During the infamous Salem, Massachusetts Witch Trials of 1692, over 200 American men and women were accused of witchcraft and faced terrible trials.

This is the 6th children's book in the I Escaped Series about brave kids who face real world challenges and find ways to survive.

Sure to appeal to fans of books like I Survived by New York Times Bestseller Lauren Tarshis, The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare, Little Witch by Anna Elizabeth Bennett, What Were The Salem Witch Trials, and The Witches by Roald Dahl.

Packed with a special section on facts about the Salem Witch trials for kids, information about the Puritans, and much more.

A study guide is available at scottpetersbooks.com/worksheets

Flesch Reading Ease: 85.6

Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level 3.2

An important, relevant read about bravery and kindness during a terrible tragedy in American history.

This book is for the doers and the dreamers, the cautious and the go-getters, and the survivalists in us all. Because each and every one of us can accomplish miracles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781951019181
Publisher: Best Day Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 12/16/2020
Series: I Escaped , #6
Pages: 118
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Scott Peters has always been fascinated by history. Scott writes adventures for middle-graders who love to explore the world. In addition to writing, the author has created over 300 museum, science center and theme park installations for such places as the SMITHSONIAN, WALT DISNEY WORLD, PARAMOUNT PICTURES, and the WASHINGTON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM. Peters also helped design an interactive TV show for the NICKELODEON CHANNEL.

Born In Australia, Juliet Fry received her BA (English Literature) from Waikato University of Hamilton, New Zealand and her Masters Degree (Applied Linguistics) from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Her thesis was on how children learn vocabulary from high interest literature. Juliet taught fourth grade in Boston, Massachusetts, high school English in California and was a Lecturer in Composition in New Jersey. She also worked as an elementary school librarian in California.

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