The Midwife's Apprentice (Prebound)

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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 (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.

About the Author

Karen Cushman's acclaimed historical novels include Catherine, Called Birdy, a Newbery Honor winner. She lives on Vashon Island in Washington State., @cushmanbooks

Product Details
ISBN: 9781690304661
ISBN-10: 1690304669
Publisher: Turtleback
Publication Date: January 1st, 2019
Pages: 144
Language: English