"Like Cushman's 1995 Newbery Honor Book, Catherine, Called Birdy, this novel is about a strong young woman in medieval England who finds her own way ...Show synopsis"Like Cushman's 1995 Newbery Honor Book, Catherine, Called Birdy, this novel is about a strong young woman in medieval England who finds her own way home. . . . From the first page, (readers) are caught by the spirit of the homeless, nameless waif . . . (who) gets the village midwife to take her in, names herself Alyce, and learns something about delivering babies. When she fails, she runs away, but she picks herself up and returns to work and independece".--ALA Booklist, starred review. 1996 Newbery Medal Winner. School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, 1995. ABA Pick of the Lists, 1995. A 1996 ALA Notable Children's Book. A 1996 ALA Best Books for Young Adults. PubL 9/96.Hide synopsis
Description:Hyman, Trina Schart. New in new dust jacket. Signed by author....Hyman, Trina Schart. New in new dust jacket. Signed by author. Pages are bright and unmarked. Binding and cover are fine. Book and dust jacket are in new condition. Inscribed by author to "Lou Ann." Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 122 p. Audience: Children/juvenile.
Description:Trina Schart Hyman. Near Fine in Fine jacket. Book has a...Trina Schart Hyman. Near Fine in Fine jacket. Book has a blindstamp on endpaper, otherwise immaculate in jacket. Newbery Award winner for 1996, and has the gold foil medal. Uncommon title, especially in this condition..
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Juvenile. Signed by Author Clean,...Very Good in Very Good jacket. Juvenile. Signed by Author Clean, bright and tight. A donated by stamp on the fep. Signed by Cushman on the title page. A little edge and shelfwear. Looks nice in new protective cover. Summary: A young girl in the England of the middle ages becomes a midwife.
Description:Good+/Good+ Signed by Author Signed & Inscribed by Author. Good...Good+/Good+ Signed by Author Signed & Inscribed by Author. Good+ condition. Clean pages. Good+ books may have light shelf wear, bumped page or cover edges. Binding intact. Good+ condition Dust Jacket included. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing. [K77]
Description:Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed &...Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed & Inscribed By Author Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 5th Printing. Signed & Inscribed By Author. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
I use it in my classroom. We read this as we study the time period. Excellent for 6 - 8 grade children. It is well written and researched. All students can relate to main character. Some humor and sadness. Excellent overall!
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