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  1. The Witch of Blackbird Pond By Elizabeth George Spear {Winner of the Newbery Medal} “Irresistible”-The Washington Post EXIT

  2. Katherine Tyler (Kit) • From tropical island (Barbados). • Grandfather who took care of her is dead. • 16 years old. • Has silk colorful gowns. • Makes friends easily.

  3. Nathaniel Eaton (Nat) • Dad is a sailor. • Cares more about a ship’s mast than a pretty girl. • Has a secret friendship with a Quaker. • Likes to mock people.

  4. Judith Wood • Kit’s cousin. • Looks just like Kit’s Aunt Rachel. • In love with John Holbrook. • Stuck-up and mean. • Does hard labors all day long.

  5. Mercy Wood • Was sick and walks with the help of crutches. • Very kind and thoughtful. • Head over heals in love with John Holbrook.

  6. Hannah Tupper • Old Quaker women. • Is said to practice witchcraft on Halloween. • Also said to not fear god (as you are supposed to do). • Has a queer cat.

  7. Kit doesn’t fit into her new home with her aunt, uncle and 2 cousins. Judith thinks that John likes her, but he likes Mercy. William Ashby wants Kit to marry him, but Kit hates him. Problems….

  8. Questions!!! • Will Judith find out that John Holbrook likes Mercy? • Will the town realize that Kit means no harm? • Will Kit marry William Ashby?

  9. Hurry up and read this book while supplies in the back of Mr. D’s room last! It’s sensational!! Once you start, you just can’t stop! Interesting book! And read The Witch of Blackbird Pond

  10. Believe it or not, this book is a great book so…. • Read it. • Enjoy it. • Understand it. • Read more books by this author. • Tell a friend to read it. • Read it again!

  11. Thank You for wasting your time watching my slides go by…. And now I’ll be kind enough to ask Mr. Davis for the very cool grade of an A+