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The Resource The midwife's apprentice, Karen Cushman ; [with a new introduction by the author]

The midwife's apprentice, Karen Cushman ; [with a new introduction by the author]

Label
The midwife's apprentice
Title
The midwife's apprentice
Statement of responsibility
Karen Cushman ; [with a new introduction by the author]
Title variation
midwifes apprentice
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 most wants: a full belly, a contented heart, and a place in this world
Summary
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 most wants: a full belly, a contented heart, and a place in this world
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1996
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1995
  • Newbery Medal, 1996.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1995.
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1996
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Senior, 1998.
Awards note
  • Newbery Medal, 1996.
  • American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
077824
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cushman, Karen
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1150
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
Reading level
6.0
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle Ages
  • Midwives
  • Homeless girls
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Fourteenth century
  • Villages
  • Self-awareness in girls
  • Self-awareness
  • Childbirth
  • Middle Ages
  • Midwives
  • Middle Ages
  • Midwives
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The midwife's apprentice, Karen Cushman ; [with a new introduction by the author]
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn744294461
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiii, 122 p.
Isbn
9780547722177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)744294461
Label
The midwife's apprentice, Karen Cushman ; [with a new introduction by the author]
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn744294461
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiii, 122 p.
Isbn
9780547722177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)744294461

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