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Holub, Joan

Summary: Describes the events of the seventeenth-century Salem witchcraft trials, recounting the most notable cases and discussing the way the trials were conducted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2015

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Boraas, Tracey.

Summary: Follows the beginnings of the witchcraft hysteria that led to the Salem witch trials and describes the impact of these trials on the people and community.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 133.43 BOR

Summary: Set in the seventeenth century, this is the story of Anne, a young wife who is revolted when her husband, an elderly pastor, has an old woman burned at the stake as a witch. She tells her husband that she and his son are in love and that she wishes him dead. The pastor then dies of a stroke and Anna is accused of killing him by witchcraft. Deserted by the cowardly son and reviled by the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DAY

Bolte, Mari.

Summary: "When a spontaneous time leap sends Nickolas Flux back to the Salem, Massachusetts, during the height of the witch trials, what's a teenage history buff to do? Try to avoid being tried for witchcraft, of course. From meeting accused witches to running from angry mobs, Nick must survive one of the most frightening moments in American history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2014

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Schiff, Stacy.

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra analyzes the Salem Witch Trials to offer key insights into the role of women in its events while explaining how its tragedies became possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.2 SCH

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 SCH

Sharratt, Mary

Summary: A tale inspired by the Pendle witch hunt of 1612 finds the granddaughter of a folk healer targeted by an ambitious local magistrate who plays neighbors and family members against one another until paranoia reaches frenzied levels.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: FIC SHA

Woods, Geraldine.

Summary: Examines the events surrounding the Salem Witchcraft Trials and the unjust treatment of those who were falsely accused.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2000

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 345.0288 WOO

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC FRA

Summary: Jane Austen's Emma: beautiful, rich and infuriating emma woodhouse meddles in other's romantic lives with unexpected results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: RLJ Entertainment 2014

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Summary: "The battle is building! Encounter new faces, new challenges and more magic, and prepare for the ultimate showdown with Lord Voldemort. Unlock over 150 characters"--Container.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: WB Games 2011

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1 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME 3DS LEG

Roach, Marilynne K.

Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER: Salem, Massachusetts, 1692. The Puritan colony felt threatened by change. The population struggled daily against not only the specter of eternal damnation but also the earthly dangers of Indian massacres, French invasion and raids, deadly epidemics, and internal factional disputes. Against this backdrop, a small group of afflicted individuals denounced a West Indian slave...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Pub. 2004

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Yolen, Jane

Summary: Examines the political and social factors of the period that may have played an important part in the events that took place prior and during the Salem Witch Trials where town leaders and townsfolk turned on one another--resulting in the public hangings of many innocent people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 133.4 Yolen

Summary: In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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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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Norton, Mary Beth.

Summary: In January 1692 in Salem Village, Massachusetts, two young girls began to suffer from inexplicable fits. Seventeen months later, after legal action had been taken against 144 people, 20 of them put to death, the ignominious Salem witchcraft trials finally came to an end. Mary Beth Norton gives us a unique account of the events at Salem, helping us to understand them as they were understood by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.4 NOR

Roach, Marilynne K

Summary: Examines the lives of six women accused of witchcraft and their accusers to illuminate the larger crisis of the Salem witch trials and what it was like to be present throughout this time in Salem's history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2013

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Rowling, J. K.

Summary: Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carlsen 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 438.4 FIC ROW

Summary: "An extensive study of ancient books of magic and the magical practices preserved in the few surviving grimoires Includes spells, talisman formulations, and secret magical alphabets reproduced from the author's private collection of grimoires, with instructions for their use Explains the basic principles of medieval magic, including the doctrine of names and the laws of sympathy and contagion...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Kent, Kathleen

Summary: Martha Carrier was one of the first women to be accused, tried and hanged as a witch in Salem, Massachusetts. Like her mother, young Sarah Carrier is bright and willful, openly challenging the small, brutal world in which they live. Often at odds with one another, mother and daughter are forced to stand together against the escalating hysteria of the trials and the superstitious tyranny that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KEN

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: Houghton Mifflin 1986

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Wilson, Lori Lee.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Pub. Co. 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 133.43 WIL

Summary: "Explore the myths and legends that inhabit the real world of Harry Potter. Follow award winning documentary filmmakers as they offer insights to witches, wizards, Greek gods, ancient Celts, ghosts, magical creatures, alchemy, and ancient spells."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Productions 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DIS

Summary: Complementing the British Library exhibit, provides an overview of the Hogwarts curriculum, covering thousands of years of magic history and displaying artifacts released from the Library's archives, previously-unseen materials, and items from throughout the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J823.92 HAR

Summary: A family in 1630s New England faces destruction by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession. When one of their five children goes missing and their life-sustaining crops fail, they fall victim to paranoia and fear as they begin to turn on one another.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR WIT