WorldCat Identities

Cushman, Karen

Overview
Works: 91 works in 389 publications in 4 languages and 33,580 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  Young adult works  Diary fiction 
Classifications: PZ7.C962, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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The midwife's apprentice by Karen Cushman ( Book )
30 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,481 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 )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 4,940 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 2008 in English and held by 3,620 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 )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,274 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 )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,429 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 )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 2,242 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 1,733 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 )
32 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,429 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 )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,088 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 1,003 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 937 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 ( )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 886 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 660 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 564 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
Matilda Bone by Karen Cushman ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 538 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
Will Sparrow's road by Karen Cushman ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 513 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
Catherine, called Birdy by Karen Cushman ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Catherine's mother wants to teach her the skills of the lady of the manor and to prepare her to be a gentle and patient wife. Her father wants only to see her married off, and profitably. Catherine fancies herself a painter, a Crusader, a maker of songs, a peddler, a minstrel, a monk, a wart charmer."--Container
El libro de Catherine by Karen Cushman ( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 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
Aprendiz de comadrona by Karen Cushman ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 70 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
L'arduo apprendistato di Alice lo Scarafaggio by Karen Cushman ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.06 (from 0.06 for The midwif ... to 1.00 for Karen Cush ...)
Alternative Names
Cushman, Karan
Kushuman, Karen
Kušman, Kārin
クシュマン, カレン
Languages
English (258)
Spanish (18)
German (2)
Italian (2)
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