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Speare, Elizabeth George.

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Summary: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 1958

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Anderson, Robert Charles

Contents: Structure of the great migration -- Narrative of the Winthrop migration -- Structure of the Winthrop migration -- Overview -- Genealogical sketches.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Great Migration Study Project 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.341 Anderson

Feiling, Tom

Summary: "The Island that Disappeared tells, for the first time, the story of the passengers aboard the Mayflower's sister ship (the Seaflower) who in 1630 founded a rival Puritan colony on an isolated Caribbean island called Providence--so small it doesn't appear on most maps. Chaos ensued, and the great experiment failed. One-hundred years later the disaster repeated itself. Traveling to the island...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972.9 FEI

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Boston 1642: Imprisoned for the crime of adultery, young wife Hester Prynne is condemned on her release to bear a public display of her shame - a scarlet letter 'A' stitched upon her dress. For the sake of her baby daughter Pearl, the product of her illicit liaison, she determines to weather the scorn of her Puritan community with defiance and dignity. Meanwhile, her husband is resolved to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Publications 2015

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Speare, Elizabeth George.

Summary: In 1687 in Connecticut, Kit Tyler, feeling out of place in the Puritan household of her aunt, befriends an old woman considered a witch by the community and suddenly finds herself standing trial for witchcraft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sandpiper 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SPE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPE

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2

Coble, Colleen

Summary: "Hannah Thomas left the South and all that was familiar to marry her beloved John. But the fact that she's never been quite accepted by his mother and sister and that she doesn't quite fit the strict Massachusetts Puritan community only becomes more difficult when John is killed in one of the first battles in the war for freedom. Hannah is allowed to continue to serve as lightkeeper for the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2018

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Allie, Scott

Summary: Robert E. Howard's vengeance-obsessed Puritan begins his supernatural adventures in the haunted Black Forest of Germany in this adaptation of Howard's "The Castle of the Devil." When Solomon Kane stumbles upon the body of a boy hanged from a rickety gallows, he goes after the man responsible-a baron feared by the peasants for miles around. Something far worse than the devilish baron and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse 2005

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Publisher / Publication Date: Courage Books 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAW

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

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Publisher / Publication Date: Project Gutenberg 1992

Fraustino, Lisa Rowe.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Deliverance Trembley writes in her diary about the fears that arise during the 1692 witch hunt and trials in Salem Village, Massachusetts, especially when her pious friend, Goody Corey, is condemned as a witch.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Association 1985

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Hester Prynne is ostracized from her seventeenth-century Puritan community for refusing to name the father of her child, the product of an adulterous relationship.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HAW

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Roger Chillingworth arrives in New England after two years separation from his wife, Hester Prynne, to find her on trial for adultery. She refuses to reveal her lover and is sentenced to wear a scarlet letter A sewn onto her clothes. Resolving to discover the man's identity, Roger sets out to destroy his rival, while Hester desperately tries to protect her illegitimate daughter from a society...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Collector's Library 2017

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Schanzer, Rosalyn.

Summary: Recounts in electrifying detail the true events of the 17th-century witch trials in Salem Village, Massachusetts. After two girls exhibit strange behavior, the colonial town's doctor concludes their symptoms are the result of witchcraft. Even today, the chilling events of this period remain one of the most disturbing passages of U.S. history.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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Summary: Return to Colonial New England for a fresh look at the infamous events of Puritan Salem.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WIT

Banks, Charles Edward

Summary: Setting the stage -- The background -- Preparing for the Hegira -- Expense of travel and supplies -- The voyage overseas -- The passengers and their origins -- Appendices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1976

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.3 BAN

Fraustino, Lisa Rowe.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Deliverance Trembley writes in her diary about the fears and doubts that arise during the 1692 witch hunt and trials in Salem Village, Massachusetts, especially when her pious friend, Goody Corey, is condemned as a witch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Fraustino

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: A powerful tale of forbidden love, shame, and revenge comes to life in Manga Classics: The Scarlet Letter. Faithfully adapted by Crystal Chan from the original novel, this new edition features stunning artwork by SunNeko Lee (Manga Classics: Les Miserables) which will give old and new readers alike a fresh insight into the Nathaniel Hawthorne's tragic saga of Puritan America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Udon Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 HAW

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Summary: Hester Prynne and her lover feel the effects of sin in Puritan New England.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2001

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD HAW

Vowell, Sarah

Summary: To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but author Vowell investigates what that means--and what it should mean. What was this great political enterprise all about? Who were these people who are considered the philosophical, spiritual, and moral ancestors of our nation? What Vowell discovers is something far different from what their uptight shoe-buckles-and-corn reputation might...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 974.088 VOW

Francis, Richard.

Summary: Biographer and novelist Francis looks at the Salem witch hunt of 1692 with fresh eyes, through the story of Samuel Sewall, New England Puritan, Salem trial judge, antislavery agitator, defender of Native American rights, utopian theorist, family man. The second-generation colonists were pitted against the pagan Native Americans and a hostile mother country intent on imposing control. Out of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fourth Estate 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 SEWALL, SAMUEL FRA

LaPlante, Eve.

Summary: In a time when women could not vote, hold public office, or teach outside the home, the charismatic Hutchinson wielded remarkable political power. Her unconventional ideas attracted a following of prominent citizens eager for social reform. Charged with heresy and sedition, she defended herself brilliantly, but the court, faced with a perceived threat to public order, banished her for behaving...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HUTCHINSON, ANNE LAP

Mitchell, Siri L.

Summary: In Stoneybrooke, Massachusetts, Susannah Phillips obeys the rules. Dress the right way. Believe the right things. Live the right life. But when love interferes, she faces a choice: follow the rules or follow her heart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MIT