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The Midwife's Apprentice

Written by Karen Cushman
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Jan 1, 2012
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Pages
10-12
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From the author of Catherine, Called Birdy comes another spellbinding novel set in medieval England. The 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 sharp-tempered Jane deliver babies, Brat–who renames herself Alyce–gains knowledge, confidence, and the courage to want something from life: “A full belly, a contented heart, and a place in this world.” Medieval village life makes a lively backdrop for the funny, poignant story of how Alyce gets what she wants. A concluding note discusses midwifery past and present. A Newbery Medal book.

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I love books that transport me to a different time and place, and this book is one of those–I remember sticking my bookmark between the pages and sitting back, imagining what it would have been like to live in medieval England. It’s a great book for later elementary school and middle school aged readers!

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Karen Cushman

<p><b>Karen Cushman</b>’s acclaimed historical novels include <i>Catherine, Called Birdy, </i> a Newbery Honor winner, and <i>The Midwife’s Apprentice</i>, which received the Newbery Medal. She lives on Vashon Island in Washington State. Visit her online at karencushman.com and on Twitter @cushmanbooks.</p>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780547722177
Publication Date:
January 1, 2012
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0547722176
Lexile® Level:
1150L
Scholastic Level:
X
ATOS® Book Level:
6.0
Accelerated Reader® Points:
3.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
11553
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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