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The midwife's apprentice

Author: Karen Cushman
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In medieval England, a nameless, homeless girl is taken in by a sharp-tempered midwife, and in spite of obstacles and hardship, eventually gains the three things she most wants: a full belly, a contented heart, and a place in this world. This novel is about a strong young woman in medieval England who finds her own way home. This is a world, like Chaucer's, that's - dangerous, primitive and raucous. From the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Cushman
ISBN: 0395692296 9780395692295 9780064406307 006440630X 0330349619 9780330349611 9780547722177 0547722176 0395699296 9780395699294 9780758702029 0758702027
OCLC Number: 30625374
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996
Newbery Medal, 1996.
Target Audience: Middle school.
Description: 122 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: The dung heap --
The cat --
The midwife --
The Miller's wife --
The merchant --
The naming --
The devil --
The twins --
The Bailiff's wife's baby --
The boy --
The leaving --
The inn --
Visitors --
The manor --
Edward --
The baby --
The midwife's apprentice.
Responsibility: by Karen Cushman.
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A homeless waif named Brat roams the villages of 14th-century England, sleeping in dung heaps and begging for scraps. But then Brat meets Jane the midwife, the lady with the starched wimple who needs  Read more...

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