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Speare, Elizabeth George

Overview
Works: 108 works in 491 publications in 12 languages and 27,266 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Paranormal fiction  Drama  Children's audiobooks  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  Christian fiction 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.S7376, FIC
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth George Speare
The witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

146 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 8,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kit Tyler must leave behind shimmering Caribbean islands to join the stern Puritan community of her relatives. She soon feels caged, until she meets the old woman known as the Witch of Blackbird Pond. But when their friendship is discovered, Kit herself is accused of witchcraft!
The bronze bow by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

61 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Romans brutally kill Daniel bar Jamin's father, the young Palestinian searches for a leader to drive them out, but comes to realize that love may be a more powerful weapon than hate
The sign of the beaver by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Matt is a little apprehensive about being left alone to guard their new cabin in the wilderness. When he meets Attean, a boy in the Beaver clan, he begins to understand their way of life, and their growing problem in adapting to the white man and the changing frontier
Calico Captive by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

16 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in English and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Colonial America, the Johnson family are captured by Indians & forced on a long trek. In August 1754, on the brink of the French and Indian War, James Johnson, his wife Susanna, and their children were captured in an Indian raid on Charlestown, New Hampshire. Retelling of story as it might have happened
The witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare( Recording )

30 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The bronze bow by Elizabeth George Speare( )

38 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Romans brutally kill Daniel bar Jamin's father, the young Palestinian searches for a leader to drive them out, but comes to realize that love may be a more powerful weapon than hate
Life in colonial America by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how Americans lived from the first settlements at Jamestown to the Revolution. Grades 6-9
The calico captive by Elizabeth George Speare( )

19 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One early morning in 1754 an Indian raid on a small New Hampshire settlement shatters all young Miriam Willard's hopes and dreams. Forced to march north into Canada she will either be held captive by the Indians or sold into slavery to the French
The sign of the beaver by Elizabeth George Speare( Recording )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th century Maine, twelve-year-old Matt is left alone in the wilderness to guard the new homestead while his father travels to collect the rest of the family. He's brave, but has never had to face such a big challenge on his own. When Matt is attacked by a swarm of bees, an Indian chief and his grandson, Attean, come to the rescue. Matt is eager to repay their kindness and the old man suggests that Matt teach Attean to read. Matt introduces his new friend to Robinson Crusoe and Attean schools Matt in wilderness survival and the ways of his people. But as winter approaches and Matt sees no signs of his father, he must make a heart-wrenching decision: shall he continue his vigil or give up hope of his family's return and move north with Attean's tribe?
The prospering by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in German and English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Youngest daughter of an 18th century New England pioneer family tells of the founding of the Stockbridge Indian mission
Child life in New England, 1790-1840 by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The witch of Blackbird pond : and related readings by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1687 a young girl from Barbados visits her puritan relatives in Connecticut and becomes the suspect in a witch hunt
The sign of the beaver / #588( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a thirteen-year-old boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills
A visit with Elizabeth George Speare( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an interview with children's author Elizabeth Speare in which she talks about her background, research, and writing technique
A literature unit for the sign of the beaver by John Carratello( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This literature unit is used with The Sign of the Beaver, by Elizabeth George Speare. Included are sample lesson plans, biographical sketch of the author, book summary, book report ideas and more
The sign of the beaver( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Matthew must defend his family's land claim in the Maine wilderness of 1768
The sign of the beaver( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thirteen-year-old boy left in charge of guarding the family home in 18th century Maine learns important lessons on life from a band of Penobscot Indians
The anchor, a play in one act for four women by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stranger : a one act play of Bible times by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where there's a will : they said I couldn't do it, I learned to live left-handed, I chose to be a homemaker, there is always a way by Elizabeth George Speare( Book )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The witch of Blackbird Pond
Alternative Names
Elizabeth George Speare Amerikaans schrijfster (1908-1994)

Elizabeth George Speare amerikansk författare

Elizabeth George Speare amerikansk skribent

George Speare, Elizabeth

George Speare, Elizabeth 1908-1994

Speare, Elisabeth G. 1908-1994

Speare, Elisabeth George

Speare, Elisabeth George 1908-1994

Speare, Elizabeth G. 1908-1994

Елізабет Спір

스피어, 엘리자베스 G. 1908-1994

스피어, 엘리자베스 조지 1908-1994

エリザベス・ジョージ・スピア アメリカ合衆国の児童文学作家

スピア, エリザベス

スピア, エリザベス ジョージ

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