Salem Witch Trials (Explore Colonial America)
Students will be fascinated by the events that transpired in seventeenth-century colonial Massachusetts, when a group of young girls accused several townspeople of witchcraft. Through colorful images and riveting text, this "truth is stranger than fiction" story will teach young readers much about the religious and cultural state of colonial New England, as well as the dangers of groupthink.
From the Publisher:
A fascinating time in American history, the colonial days sparked legends, traditions, and forged a new nation. From the first Thanksgiving to the Boston Tea Party, young readers will develop a deeper appreciation for the events that led to the founding of America. - Supports social studies and history curricula - Full-color photos, maps, and illustrations give readers a glimpse into colonial life - Contains a timeline,glossary, index, and "Further Reading" section with books and websites