WorldCat Identities

Cushman, Karen

Overview
Works: 48 works in 406 publications in 16 languages and 32,647 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Children's audiobooks  Historical fiction  Young adult works  Diary fiction  Interviews  Biography  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C962, FIC
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The midwife's apprentice by Karen Cushman( Book )

62 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 13 languages and held by 5,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Catherine, called Birdy by Karen Cushman( Book )

68 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thirteen-year-old daughter of an English country knight keeps a journal in which she records the events of her life, particularly her longing for adventures beyond the usual role of women and her efforts to avoid being married off
The loud silence of Francine Green by Karen Cushman( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1949, thirteen-year-old Francine goes to Catholic school in Los Angeles, where she becomes best friends with a girl who questions authority and is frequently punished by the nuns, causing Francine to question her own values
The ballad of Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman( Book )

33 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1849, twelve-year-old California Morning Whipple, who renames herself Lucy, is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a rough California mining town
Matilda Bone by Karen Cushman( Book )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matilda feels as if her life has ended when she arrives in dark and dirty Blood and Bone Alley - How can a girl who can read and write Latin, used to prayer and study, work for such a stupid, ungodly person as Red Peg the Bonesetter?
Rodzina by Karen Cushman( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old Polish American girl is boarded onto an orphan train in Chicago with fears about traveling to the West and a life of unpaid slavery
Alchemy and Meggy Swann by Karen Cushman( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1573, the crippled, scorned, and destitute Meggy Swann goes to London, where she meets her father, an impoverished alchemist, and eventually discovers that although her legs are bent and weak, she has many other strengths
The midwife's apprentice by Karen Cushman( Recording )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Catherine, called Birdy by Karen Cushman( Recording )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thirteen-year-old daughter of an English country knight keeps a journal in which she records the events of her life, particularly her longing for adventures beyond the usual role of women and her efforts to avoid being married off
Will Sparrow's road by Karen Cushman( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1599 England, twelve-year-old lying, thieving Will Sparrow runs away, meets many colorful characters on the road, and then reluctantly joins a traveling "oddities" exhibit, where he learns to see beyond appearances
Alchemy and Meggy Swann by Karen Cushman( Recording )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1573, the crippled, scorned, and destitute Meggy Swann goes to London, where she meets her father, an impoverished alchemist, and eventually discovers that although her legs are bent and weak, she has many other strengths
The ballad of Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman( )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1849, twelve-year-old California Morning Whipple, who names herself Lucy, is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a rough California mining town
Rodzina by Karen Cushman( Recording )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old Polish American girl is boarded onto an orphan train in Chicago with fears about traveling to the West and a life of unpaid slavery
The loud silence of Francine Green by Karen Cushman( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1949, thirteen-year-old Francine goes to Catholic school in Los Angeles where she becomes best friends with a girl who questions authority and is frequently punished by the nuns, causing Francine to question her own values
Will Sparrow's road by Karen Cushman( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1599 England, twelve-year-old lying, thieving Will Sparrow runs away, meets many colorful characters on the road, and then reluctantly joins a traveling "oddities" exhibit, where he learns to see beyond appearances
Matilda Bone by Karen Cushman( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Matilda, an apprentice bonesetter and practitioner of medicine in a village in medieval England, tries to reconcile the various aspects of her life, both spiritual and practical
La ballata di Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine by Karen Cushman( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Italian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good conversation! a talk with Karen Cushman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Cushman talks about her Newbery Award winning book The midwife's apprentice, gives advice to the aspiring writer, and discusses her life as an author
Grayling's song by Karen Cushman( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a medieval kingdom, Grayling finds self-confidence when her mother is turned into a tree by evil forces and Grayling must venture into the wilds to reverse the spell
 
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Catherine, called Birdy
Alternative Names
Cushman, Karan

Karen Cushman American writer

Karen Cushman Amerikaans schrijfster

Karen Cushman amerikansk författare

Karen Cushman amerikansk skribent

Karen Cushman amerykańska pisarka

Kushuman, Karen

Kušman, Kārin

クシュマン, カレン

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Catherine, called BirdyThe loud silence of Francine GreenThe ballad of Lucy WhippleMatilda BoneRodzinaAlchemy and Meggy SwannThe midwife's apprenticeCatherine, called Birdy