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The Midwife's Apprentice
by Karen Cushman




Overview -
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 (School Library Journal, starred review)

* "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 Reviews, 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.

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Overview

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 (School Library Journal, starred review)

* "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 Reviews, 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.

 

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


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