Elizabeth George Speare Quote

Have you noticed her name?Kit leaned sideways to see the letters painted jauntily on the transom. The WITCH! How did you dare? Does Hannah know? Oh, she's not named after Hannah. I hadn't gone ten miles down the river that day before I knew I'd left the real witch behind.

Elizabeth George Speare

Have you noticed her name?Kit leaned sideways to see the letters painted jauntily on the transom. The WITCH! How did you dare? Does Hannah know? Oh, she's not named after Hannah. I hadn't gone ten miles down the river that day before I knew I'd left the real witch behind.

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About Elizabeth George Speare

Elizabeth George Speare (November 21, 1908 – November 15, 1994) was an American writer of children's books, best known for historical novels including two Newbery Medal winners. She has been called one of America's 100 most popular writers for children and some of her work has become mandatory reading in many schools throughout the nation. Indeed, because her books have sold so well she is also cited as one of the Educational Paperback Association's top 100 authors.Speare is one of six writers with two Newbery Medals recognizing the year's "most distinguished contribution to American literature for children".
In 1989 she received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for her contributions to American children's literature.