Becoming Rosemary

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Random House Children's Books, May 6, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 256 pages
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The year Rosemary makes her first true friend is also a year of great change for her and her entire community. Rumors have begun to spread through the serene farming village: tales of witchcraft and evil. To protect her family and her new friend, Rosemary takes action against the harmful gossip. In the process, she discovers a new, wondrous side of herself.


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User Review  - FranCaroll - LibraryThing

Rosemary's family attempts to lead a normal farming life in 1790. We learn that her mother and eldest sister have special powers that they must hide from their neighbors lest they be thought of as ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christian Jones - Goodreads

It was a good book with fresh topics for young readers. I remember parts of the story, but not the major plot. Read full review

About the author (2009)

Frances Wood is Head of the Chinese section at The British Library. Her previous publications include "Did Marco Polo Go To China? "(1995), "No Dogs and Not Many Chinese: Treaty Port Life in China 1843-1943 "(1998), "Hand Grenade Practice in Peking: My Part in the Cultural Revolution "(2000), and "Blue Guide to China "(revised edition, 2002).

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