The Midwife's Apprentice

The Midwife's Apprentice

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Author/Contributor(s): Cushman, Karen
Publisher: Clarion Books
Date: 07/30/2019
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW
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. I ntroduction by Lois Lowry.