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The Midwife's Apprentice|Karen Cushman
The Midwife's Apprentice : A Newbery Award Winner
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A poor girl in medieval England gains a name, a purpose, and a future in this "delightful"* and beloved Newbery Medal-winning book. Now with a new cover

* "A truly delightful introduction to a world seldom seen in children's literature." --School Library Journal*, starred review

* "A fascinating view of a far distant time." --Horn Book, starred review

* "Gripping." --Kirkus, starred review

A girl known only as Brat has no family, no home, and no future until she meets Jane the Midwife and becomes her apprentice. As she helps the short-tempered Jane deliver babies, Brat--who renames herself Alyce--gains knowledge, confidence, and the courage to want something in life for the first time. Introduction by Lois Lowry.

  • ISBN-13: 9781328631121
  • ISBN-10: 1328631125
  • Publisher: Clarion Books
  • Publish Date: July 2019
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds
  • Page Count: 144
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12