Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William Mckinley, And Me, Elizabeth (eBook)


Description


Being the new kid in town isn't easy for Elizabeth until she meets Jennifer--an honest-to-goodness witch! From the moment Jennifer starts sharing her powers with Elizabeth, their secret friendship is sealed. Each Saturday they meet in the park to cast spells and work on their witchcraft. Then just when they think they've perfected their special flying potion, Jennifer and Elizabeth quarrel over the main ingredient. Will it take a magic spell to make them friends again?

About the Author


E.L. Konigsburg is the only author to have won the Newbery Medal and be runner-up in the same year. In 1968, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler won the Newbery Medal and Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth was named a Newbery Honor Book. Almost thirty years later she won the Newbery Medal once again for The View From Saturday. She has also written and illustrated three picture books: Samuel Todd’s Book of Great Colors, Samuel Todd’s Book of Great Inventions, and Amy Elizabeth Explores Bloomingdale’s. In 2000 she wrote Silent to the Bone, which was named a New York Times Notable Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, among many other honors.

After completing her degree at Carnegie Mellon University, Ms. Konigsburg did graduate work in organic chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh. For several years she taught science at a private girls’ school. When the third of her three children started kindergarten, she began to write. She now lives on the beach in North Florida.

Praise for Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William Mckinley, And Me, Elizabeth…


"An entertaining tale that has staying power."
-- School Library Journal, starred review

Product Details ISBN-13: 9781442439696
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 05/24/2011
Language: en


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