Reading level: Ages 14 and up
Hardcover: 240 pages
Publisher: Scholastic Press (August 1, 2012)
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Suzanne Weyn brings her trademark mix of history, romance, and the supernatural to the Salem Witch Trials. For 15-year-old Sarah Owen, having a scientist father is a blessing and a curse. He doesn't bat an eye at her psychic abilities, since he researches them; and she knows more about the invisible worlds of microbes, electricity, and gravity than most girls in the 17th Century. But when Sarah travels to the Americas with her father to do more research, she's shipwrecked and lands for a time on the Gullah Islands. Later, when the plantation owners find her and send her north to Salem, Massachusetts, her abilities get her into trouble. Can Sarah save herself when she's accused of witchcraft? Or will she and the rest of the innocents she's accused with be found guilty...and sentenced to hanging?
Copyright © 2012 by Suzanne Weyn