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Cushman, Karen

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Works: 58 works in 427 publications in 15 languages and 33,164 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  Young adult works  Diary fiction  Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C962, FIC
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The midwife's apprentice by Karen Cushman( Book )
64 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 5,474 libraries worldwide
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
Catherine, called Birdy by Karen Cushman( Book )
74 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,901 libraries worldwide
The thirteen-year-old daughter of an English country knight keeps a journal in which she records the events of her life, particularly her longing for adventures beyond the usual role of women and her efforts to avoid being married off
The loud silence of Francine Green by Karen Cushman( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,382 libraries worldwide
In 1949, thirteen-year-old Francine goes to Catholic school in Los Angeles where she becomes best friends with a girl who questions authority and is frequently punished by the nuns, causing Francine to question her own values
The ballad of Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman( Book )
35 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,945 libraries worldwide
In 1849, a twelve-year-old girl who calls herself Lucy is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a small California mining town, where Lucy helps run a rough boarding house and looks for comfort in books while trying to find a way to get "home."
Matilda Bone by Karen Cushman( Book )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,397 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Matilda, an apprentice bonesetter and practitioner of medicine in a village in medieval England, tries to reconcile the various aspects of her life, both spiritual and practical
Rodzina by Karen Cushman( Book )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,160 libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old Polish American girl is boarded onto an orphan train in Chicago with fears about traveling to the West and to the hazards of a new life
Alchemy and Meggy Swann by Karen Cushman( Book )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
In 1573, the crippled, scorned, and destitute Meggy Swann goes to London, where she meets her father, an impoverished alchemist, and eventually discovers that although her legs are bent and weak, she has many other strengths
The midwife's apprentice by Karen Cushman( Sound Recording )
32 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,354 libraries worldwide
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
Catherine, called Birdy by Karen Cushman( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
The thirteen-year-old daughter of an English country knight keeps a journal in which she records the events of her life, particularly her longing for adventures beyond the usual role of women and her efforts to avoid being married off
Will Sparrow's road by Karen Cushman( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
In 1599 England, twelve-year-old lying, thieving Will Sparrow runs away, meets many colorful characters on the road, and then reluctantly joins a traveling "oddities" exhibit, where he learns to see beyond appearances
Alchemy and Meggy Swann by Karen Cushman( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 937 libraries worldwide
In 1573, the crippled, scorned, and destitute Meggy Swann goes to London, where she meets her father, an impoverished alchemist, and eventually discovers that although her legs are bent and weak, she has many other strengths
The ballad of Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman( file )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 836 libraries worldwide
In 1849, twelve-year-old California Morning Whipple, who names herself Lucy, is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a rough California mining town
Rodzina by Karen Cushman( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old Polish American girl is boarded onto an orphan train in Chicago with fears about traveling to the West and a life of unpaid slavery
The loud silence of Francine Green by Karen Cushman( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
In 1949, thirteen-year-old Francine goes to Catholic school in Los Angeles where she becomes best friends with a girl who questions authority and is frequently punished by the nuns, causing Francine to question her own values
Will Sparrow's road by Karen Cushman( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
In 1599 England, twelve-year-old lying, thieving Will Sparrow runs away, meets many colorful characters on the road, and then reluctantly joins a traveling "oddities" exhibit, where he learns to see beyond appearances
Matilda Bone by Karen Cushman( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Matilda, an apprentice bonesetter and practitioner of medicine in a village in medieval England, tries to reconcile the various aspects of her life, both spiritual and practical
Grayling's song by Karen Cushman( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
In a medieval kingdom, Grayling finds self-confidence when her mother is turned into a tree by evil forces and Grayling must venture into the wilds to reverse the spell
La ballata di Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Catherine by Karen Cushman( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Italian and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Good conversation! a talk with Karen Cushman ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Karen Cushman talks about her Newbery Award winning book The midwife's apprentice, gives advice to the aspiring writer, and discusses her life as an author
 
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Alternative Names
Cushman, Karan
Karen Cushman American writer
Karen Cushman Amerikaans schrijfster
Karen Cushman amerikansk författare
Karen Cushman amerikansk skribent
Karen Cushman amerykańska pisarka
Kushuman, Karen
Kušman, Kārin
쿠쉬맨, 카렌
쿠시먼, 캐런
クシュマン, カレン
Languages
English (283)
German (26)
Spanish (21)
French (12)
Chinese (8)
Italian (8)
Catalan (7)
Japanese (6)
Danish (4)
Portuguese (4)
Korean (3)
Dutch (3)
Persian (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Swedish (1)
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