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Karen Cushman was born on October 4, 1941 and grew up in a working-class family in Chicago, but never put much thought into becoming a writer. Though she wrote poetry and plays as a child, Cushman didn't begin writing professionally for young adults until she was fifty. She holds an MA in both mostrar más Human Behavior and Museum Studies. Cushman has always been interested in history. It was this interest that led her to her research into medieval England and its culture, which led to both Catherine, Called Birdy, a Newbery Honor Book, and The Midwife's Apprentice, her second book and winner of the prestigious Newbery Award in 1996. Both Catherine, Called Birdy and The Midwife's Apprentice have earned many awards and honors including the Gold Kite Award for Fiction from the Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, and was chosen as one of School Library Journal's Best Books of the Year. Cushman's work has also been recognized for excellence by Horn Book, Parenting Magazine, Hungry Mind Review, and the American Library Association. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Créditos de la imagen: Author Karen Cushman at the 2016 Texas Book Festival. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53330002

Obras de Karen Cushman

El Libro De Catherine (Periscopio (Edebe), 59.) (1994) 5,468 copias, 85 reseñas
Aprendiz de comadrona (1995) 4,487 copias, 113 reseñas
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (1996) — Autor — 1,383 copias, 16 reseñas
Matilda Bone (2000) 1,077 copias, 17 reseñas
Rodzina (2003) 672 copias, 13 reseñas
Alchemy and Meggy Swann (2010) 481 copias, 48 reseñas
The Loud Silence of Francine Green (2006) 355 copias, 21 reseñas
Will Sparrow's Road (2012) 184 copias, 9 reseñas
Grayling's Song (2016) 147 copias, 14 reseñas
War and Millie McGonigle (2021) 46 copias, 4 reseñas

Obras relacionadas

Colman (2004) — Introducción, algunas ediciones346 copias, 11 reseñas
Totally Middle School: Tales of Friends, Family, and Fitting In (2018) — Contribuidor — 17 copias, 1 reseña

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Conocimiento común

Fecha de nacimiento
1941-10-04
Género
female
Nacionalidad
USA
Lugar de nacimiento
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Lugares de residencia
Vashon Island, Washington, USA
Educación
Stanford University (MA - Human Behavior, MA - Museum Studies)
Ocupaciones
novelist
adjunct professor
Relaciones
Cushman, Philip (husband)
Organizaciones
John F. Kennedy University (Assistant Director - Museum Studies Department)
Biografía breve
According to Karen Cushman's web site: When I was little, my Polish grandpa took me for walks through the alleys of Chicago. I would collect treasures — rubber bands and marbles, perfectly good pencils, maple leaves and robins’ eggs — and take them home to put in a box under my bed. I think that’s what being a writer is like. The treasures I collect now are bits of information fantasies memories, and imaginings, and I take them and put them in a story.
I write historical fiction, novels that may be about made up characters and events but take place in a real time or place.

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Ahhhh, loved it! Karen Cushman at her best.
 
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ChariseH | 15 reseñas más. | May 25, 2024 |
 
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ASSG.Library | 84 reseñas más. | Apr 12, 2024 |
I've owned this book for years and have read it a few times, it's always a treat. It was neat having a different perspective of being a "lady" and not fitting in.


Would fit The 52 Book Club's 2021 prompts:
10 - Related to the Word Fire
16 - Set Before the 17th Century
32 - A Selfish Character
42 - An Epistolary
47 - A Character With a Disability
 
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Linyarai | 84 reseñas más. | Mar 6, 2024 |
been reading the Newbery winners of late, three in a row and all with orphaned children. the first one, the child who already lost both her parents lost the person who took her in ( Missing May). the next one, the kid who lost her mom loses her grandmother ( walk two moons) It was nice to have one with no deaths for a change. Interesting setting ( 14th century)with lessons about persistence and self doubt that are still relevant
 
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cspiwak | 112 reseñas más. | Mar 6, 2024 |

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14,306
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Reseñas
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