Three Witches

By Paula Jolin
(Roaring Brook Press, Hardcover, 9781596433533, 240pp.)

Publication Date: July 21, 2009

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Three seemingly ordinary girls, studying together in the same ordinary high school. All have their own reasons to summon Trevor Saunders after his car goes over a cliff. Aliya brings the mystical seances of Syria. Gillian contributes the voodoo arts from her native Trinidad. Miya shares the secret magic of ancient Japan. Will they be able use their powers to bring him back one more time? Should they?




About the Author

PAULA JOLIN's book IN THE NAME OF GOD was named a 2008 NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Book fir Young People. An authority on Islamic cultures, Paula lives in Cary, North Carolina.




Praise For Three Witches

The combination of spooky possibilities and mystery is enticing, and the notion of different supernatural traditions adds glamour.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“Jolin’s characters and their backgrounds ring true.”School Library Journal

Jolin (In the Name of God) gives each of the girls compelling internal conflicts, and her provocative open ending will leave readers debating just how successful the girls are.” —Publishers Weekly

 

"I love how the book gave the reader knowledge [of] differnent culture's beliefs."—Mali, age 12

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