What is JacketFlap

  • JacketFlap connects you to the work of more than 200,000 authors, illustrators, publishers and other creators of books for Children and Young Adults. The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the children's / young adult book industry. Members include published authors and illustrators, librarians, agents, editors, publicists, booksellers, publishers and fans.
    Join now (it's free).

Book Creators

Upcoming Events

  • None

Recent Blog Posts

These are the most recent 10 blog posts about The Midwife's Apprentice in JacketFlap's Children's Publishing Blog Reader



Book Awards

Editorial Reviews


JacketFlap Sponsors

Spread the word about books.
Put this Widget on your blog!
  • Powered by JacketFlap.com

Are you a book Publisher?
Learn about Widgets now!

The Midwife's Apprentice

Book Description
Lyrical yet unsentimental, The Midwife's Apprentice won the coveted 1996 Newbery Medal. Filled with striking characters, it paints unforgettable pictures of village life in the Middle Ages, the midwife's craft, and a very remarkable girl's growing independence and pride.

Brat has no name, no home, and no shelter against the 14th-century English winter except the foul warmth of a dung heap... More
Book Information
PublisherRecorded Books
BindingAudible Audio Edition (27 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date10/22/2008
Read the First Chapter of The Midwife's Apprentice for Free
The Creators
About Karen Cushman (Author) : Karen Cushman is a published author and a narrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Karen Cushman include The Loud Silence of Francine Green (Unabridged).
View Karen Cushman's profile

About Jenny Sterlin (Narrator) : Jenny Sterlin is a published author and a narrator of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Jenny Sterlin include The Beasts of Clawstone Castle [UNABRIDGED], (Audio CD), The Hollow King... more
View Jenny Sterlin's profile
You must be a member of JacketFlap to add a video to this page. Please Log In or Register.
Reader Comments
9/19/2011 Laurel Clinkscale tagged as: I'm reading

Add your reply to Laurel       

7/1/2010 Sheri Radford tagged as: I recommend

Add your reply to Sheri       

9/23/2009 Debbie Dadey said: I've read it before and wanted to reread. It's, of course a good book, although I found myself wondering what exactly was the problem in the book. Is it survival-or perhaps inner conflict between thinking she is worthless or not?
tags: I read

Add your reply to Debbie       

6/23/2009 julia b tagged as: I read

Add your reply to julia       

8/7/2008 Ash Lane tagged as: I read

Add your reply to Ash       

6/26/2008 Tracy O'Daniel

Add your reply to Tracy       

5/23/2008 Christy Evers said: A delightful book about an orphan who makes a name for herself. An easy and quick read.
tags: I recommend, I read

Add your reply to Christy       

2/13/2008 Vivien K. tagged as: I recommend, I read

Add your reply to Vivien       

8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

Add your reply to Elizabeth       

Log In or Register to leave a comment about this book.

Amazon US Reviews
Write a review on Amazon.com for this book
Amazon UK Reviews
Write a review on Amazon.co.uk for this book
Barnes & Noble Reviews
Write a review on Barnes & Noble for this book
Goodreads Reviews
Write a review on Goodreads for this book