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The Midwife's Apprentice

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The Midwife's Apprentice

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Author:

Cushman, Karen

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Publisher:

Clarion Books

Categories:

Award Winning

Ages:

9-12, 13+

Summary: 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.

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I thought this book was a great-quick read, and has a lot of good views from someone who has experienced a lot of hard times in their life.

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Although I did not like this book, I recommend it because i think some of you will enjoy it.

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I really enjoyed this book, it was a book that I/ my Language Arts/ Social Studies class read together.

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