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Cushman, Karen

Overview
Works: 53 works in 397 publications in 14 languages and 33,729 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  Young adult works  Diary fiction  Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.C962, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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The midwife's apprentice by Karen Cushman ( Book )
57 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 5,822 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 )
50 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,123 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 )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Korean and held by 3,605 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 )
34 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,285 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 )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,504 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
Rodzina by Karen Cushman ( Book )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,224 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 )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,761 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 Undetermined and held by 1,397 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 )
33 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,296 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
Alchemy and Meggy Swann by Karen Cushman ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,004 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
Will Sparrow's road by Karen Cushman ( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,002 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
The ballad of Lucy Whipple by Karen Cushman ( )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 873 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
Rodzina by Karen Cushman ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 642 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 )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 545 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 )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 536 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 518 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
El libro de Catherine by Karen Cushman ( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 145 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
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 24 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
 
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Alternative Names
Cushman, Karan
Kushuman, Karen
Kušman, Kārin
クシュマン, カレン
Languages
English (271)
German (22)
Spanish (20)
Italian (7)
Japanese (5)
Chinese (5)
French (4)
Danish (4)
Portuguese (4)
Catalan (4)
Korean (3)
Dutch (3)
Arabic (1)
Swedish (1)
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