Voodoo in New Orleans

Voodoo in New Orleans

Stephen Person (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781936088775

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Description

Marie Laveau was known as the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans. In the mid-1800s, many people in New Orleans believed that voodoo practitioners could contact the spirits of the dead to ask for their help. Marie Laveau was said to use magical charms and potions to place or remove curses on those she wished to help--or harm! Did this voodoo priestess really have the power to contact the spirit world and cast spells? An exciting narrative format brings a fascinating period of American history to life, with plenty of creepy details to satisfy young horror fans. Chilling photos and illustrations and clear, age-appropriate text will keep readers turning the pages to discover the secrets of the voodoo queen.

Reading Level
Lexile
900L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
U
ATOS
5.1
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity History Holidays & Festivals Horror & Ghost Picture Books Reference & Study Aids Religious
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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