ne were to ask you who was the youngest child executed in the United States, you're bound to get a few answers. Many people believe that the title belongs to George Stinney who was executed in 1944 at the age of fourteen by South Carolina.
The title actually belongs to Hannah Ocuish, who was executed in 1786 for murder.
"The story of twelve-year-old Hannah Ocuish is a story that needs to be told. Had her story been preserved, it would have served as a cautionary tale for society so that no more children had to die under an unfair justice system..."
This story takes you back just weeks before the deed occurred, and the events that led up to this fatal outcome.
Hannah Ocuish was just twelve years old when she committed murder. This book will take you to a dark place in a child's mind that ultimately chose to commit such an unspeakable crime.