Midwife's Apprentice

Midwife's Apprentice


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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. Introduction by Lois Lowry.

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