Books for Halloween: For young adults
It is colonial Massachusetts in 1692, right in the middle of Salems infamous witch hysteria. Hermes offers us two different sides of these dramatic events, one from a young woman named Elizabeth who confronts accusations of witchcraft and one from George, the son of a judge overseeing the witch trials. As these two young people try to understand whats happening, readers get a fresh perspective on a community in crisis. The books unique format allows readers the opportunity to read Elizabeth's side of the story first and then flip the book over to read George's.