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The Sacrifice
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Thorndike Pr
Publication date April 4, 2007
Pages 213
Binding Hardcover
Edition Large print
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780786294244
ISBN-10 0786294248
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $22.95
Other format details large print
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Summary
Two sisters, aged ten and twelve, are accused of witchcraft in Andover, Massachusetts, in 1692 and await trial in a miserable prison while their mother desperately searches for some way to obtain their freedom.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In the year 1692, life changes forever for ten-year-old Abigail Faulkner and her family. In Salem, Massachusetts, witches have been found, and widespread fear and panic reign mere miles from Abigail's home of Andover. When two girls are brought from Salem to identify witches in Andover, suspicion sweeps the town as well-respected members of the community are accused of witchcraft. It isn't long before chaos consumes Andover, and the Faulkners find themselves in the center of it all when friend turns themselves in the center of it all when friend turns against friend, neighbor against neighbor, in a desperate fight for the truth. At the heart of this gripping story are Abigail and her sister, Dorothy, who together must find a way to persevere during a period marked by terror, adversity, and ignorance.
Told from Abigail's point of view and based on actual events in the author's own family histoy, The Sacrifice offers a unique perspective of the Salem witch trials by delving into the devestating effects the trials had not just in Salem but throughout Massachusetts.

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