The Witchcraft of Salem Village

Author Shirley Jackson examines in careful detail this horrifying true story of accusations, trials, and executions that shook a community to its foundations.

The Witchcraft of Salem Village

Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound by the tales told by a woman named Tituba. When questioned about their activities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as they accused townsperson after townsperson of being witches. Author Shirley Jackson examines in careful detail this horrifying true story of accusations, trials, and executions that shook a community to its foundations.

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The Witchcraft of Salem Village
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Shirley Jackson
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-02 - Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound by the tales told by a woman named Tituba. When questioned about their activities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as
The Witchcraft of Salem Village
Language: en
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Authors: Shirley Jackson
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

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The witchcraft of Salem Village
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Shirley Jackson
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1956 - Publisher:

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The Salem Witch Trials
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Lori Lee Wilson
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

Discusses the witchcraft trials in Salem in 1692, the events leading up to them, and how the trials have been viewed by different historians since then.
A Storm of Witchcraft
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Emerson W. Baker
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-08 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Beginning in January 1692, Salem Village in colonial Massachusetts witnessed the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft in early America. Villagers--mainly young women--suffered from unseen torments that caused them to writhe, shriek, and contort their bodies, complaining of pins stuck into their flesh and of being haunted by specters.