A girl raised in luxury in the Caribbean struggles to adjust to Puritan New England. She befriends a lonely Quaker widow whom some call "the witch of Blackbird Pond." There is no witch or witchcraft in this honest and inspiring story of Puritan life.
Novel vocabulary and character analysis are part of The Witch of Blackbird Pond Unit. This is the first of three articles to help students appreciate this award- winning historical fiction novel by Elizabeth George Speare.