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Thesman, Jean.
New York : Puffin, 2001
IL 5-8, RL 6.9
ISBN 0141312467
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If youíve ever felt like you just didnít belong, then you can relate to this storyís main character, Bridgett. Bridgett is a high school student who is struggling to get along in a hostile school, where she is new and an outcast. All Bridgett wants is to be accepted, and so she denies her true self ­ a witch with magical powers. By denying her true self, though Bridgett becomes weak and unable to protect herself and those she loves, until finally she must make the decision to use her powers for good or for evil.  (Karen Wiedmeier,, Media Specialist Intern)
SUBJECTS:       Witchcraft -- Fiction. 
                          Friendship -- Fiction. 
                          Bullies -- Fiction. 
                          Aunts -- Fiction. 
                          High schools -- Fiction. 
                          Schools -- Fiction. 


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