Witches: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem
Publisher: Recorded Books
Date: July 2012
Duration: 2 hours 19 minutes
Award-winning author and illustrator Rosalyn Schanzer's book Witches! was named a School Library Journal Best Book and a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best. Witches! recounts in electrifying detail the true events of the 17th-century witch trials in Salem Village, Massachusetts. After two girls exhibit strange behavior, the colonial town's doctor concludes their symptoms are the result of witchcraft. Even today, the chilling events of this period remain one of the most disturbing passages of U.S. history.