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  • Bibliography:
    5 Books
  • First Book:
    March 1957
  • Latest Book:
    January 1983
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Book List in Order: 5 titles


  • Early one morning in the year 1754 the stillness of Charlestown, New Hampshire, was shattered by shrill war whoops and the terror of an Indian raid. Young Miriam Willard, on a day that had promised new happiness, found herself instead a captive on a ...



  • PRISONER IN A HOUSE OF STRANGERS The sunshine and laughter of childhood seemed centuries and worlds away as Kit Tyler viewed the forbidding New England coast. The lovely young woman had been raised amid luxury in the Caribbean, but now she was an ...



  • He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. –from the Song of David (2 Samuel 22:35)The Bronze Bow, written by Elizabeth George Speare (author of The Witch of Blackbird Pond) won the Newbery Medal in 1962. This gripping, a...



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  • Until the day his father returns to their cabin in the Maine wilderness, twelve-year-old Matt must try to survive on his own. Although Matt is brave, he's not prepared for an attack by swarming bees, and he's astonished when he's rescued by an Indian...




Award-Winning Books by Elizabeth George Speare

Bronze Bow
1962 Newbery Medal -- Children's
Sign of the Beaver
1984 Scott O Dell Award for Historical Fiction -- Historical Fiction
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
1959 Newbery Medal -- Children's


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Elizabeth George Speare has published 5 books.

Elizabeth George Speare does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Sign of the Beaver, was published in January 1983.

The first book by Elizabeth George Speare, Calico Captive, was published in March 1957.

No. Elizabeth George Speare does not write books in series.