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Rollercoasters The Merrybegot Julie Hearn

Rollercoasters The Merrybegot By Julie Hearn

Rollercoasters The Merrybegot by Julie Hearn

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Rollercoasters The Merrybegot Summary

Rollercoasters The Merrybegot by Julie Hearn

Nell lives with her grandmother, the local cunning woman and healer, in a seventeenth century West Country village. When one of the minister's daughter falls pregnant she and her sister attempt to conceal it by accusing Nell of putting a curse on them. Nell is alone, trapped and in mortal danger. Who can she trust? Who will save her?Themes: Witchcraft, teenage pregnancy, prejudice, health and healingTeaching Focus:BLOriginal dual narrative structure with time shifts between narratives and a plot that keeps you guessing until the end. BLStrong characterization lends itself well to drama activities. BLWide vocabulary used (including archaic words) provides rich sentence level work. BLThemes link to history and religious studies.BLBias and opinion feature in alternating narratives. Recommended for students in Years 8 and 9

Rollercoasters The Merrybegot Reviews

`A gripping, atmospheric novel, which demands reading at one sitting. ' Books for Keeps `The story is intriguing and unusual. Secrets seem to unravel as each little piece of information is assembled with another, making the puzzle whole. This is the perfect book for children as well as adults who love a story full of suspense and excitement, but also one that is based on historic facts. I truly recommend it.' Jessica, pupil

About Julie Hearn

Julie Hearn worked as a journalist before completing a Masters in Woman's studies at Oxford University. An idea for her Masters thesis became her inspiration for Follow Me Down, Julie's first novel.

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Rollercoasters The Merrybegot by Julie Hearn
Used - Very Good
Oxford University Press
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