Who Won the 1959
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Elizabeth George Speare

The Witch of Blackbird Pond

1958 Newbery Medal Winner
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Young Clifton author makes debut

NorthJersey.com
The self-proclaimed fan of historical fiction, which she said is also her favorite genre to write, cited the "Little House" series by Laura Ingalls Wilder and "Witch of Blackbird Pond" by Elizabeth George Speare among her favorites. Stefanacci said she ...

1959 Newbery Medal Winner Elizabeth George Speare News

The Warrior Cats series — like, yeah!

San Diego Reader
Things like The Witch of Blackbird Pond, by Elizabeth George Speare, which is about the Salem Witch Trial era. I home-schooled my kids, and we read tons and tons. Some of it was stuff I'd read when I was young and kept around, like From the Mixed-Up ...

1959 Newbery Medal Winner Elizabeth George Speare News

Strutting and Fretting

The Weekly Standard (blog)
Four hundred years ago, on April 23, 1616, William Shake-speare, having stayed up late in a “merry meeting" with some old friends, died of a fever. ... The fact that Shakespeare died on St. George's Day only became significant in the patriotic 18th ...

1959 Newbery Medal Winner Elizabeth George Speare News

More Laughs Than You Can Shake-A-Speare at, 'Bill,' A Fresh New Comedic Interpretation of William Shakespeare ...

Business Wire (press release)
When he meets debt-riddled London playwright, Christopher Marlowe, Bill believes his big break has come when the Earl of Croydon offers to put on his play for Queen Elizabeth. Meanwhile in Madrid, King Phillip II of Spain has hatched a plan to rid the ...

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