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Who created it? Cushman, Karen, author.
What's it called? The midwife's apprentice / by Karen Cushman.
Who published it? New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]
Original text: 1995
Introduction: 2019
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Kids' Commons New Juvenile Fiction  Cushman, K  AVAILABLE
 SPANISH RIVER YS New Juvenile Fiction  Cushman, K  DUE 09-16-19
What's it like? ix, 122 pages ; 20 cm
Helpful notes! Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1995.
Includes a new introduction by Newbery medalist Lois Lowry.
What's it about? 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 wants most: a full belly, a contented heart, and a place in the world.
Who'd like this? 10-12.
5-7.
Awards! Winner: Newbery Medal, 1996.
Helpful subjects! Middle Ages -- Fiction.
Middle Ages -- Juvenile fiction.
Midwives -- Juvenile fiction.
Homeless girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Civilization, Medieval -- Juvenile fiction.
Fourteenth century -- Juvenile fiction.
Villages -- England -- Juvenile fiction.
Self-consciousness (Awareness) -- Juvenile fiction.
Girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Childbirth -- Juvenile fiction.
It's a special thing! Historical fiction.
More people who helped! Lowry, Lois, writer of introduction.
Special numbers! 9781328631121 (paperback)
1328631125 (paperback)
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