Catherine, Called Birdy (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, May 23, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 176 pages
1104 Reviews

Catherine, a spirited and inquisitive young woman of good family, narrates in diary form the story of her fourteenth year--the year 1290. A Newbery Honor Book.

  

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I liked the writing style of this book. - Goodreads
The ending was just tacked on and stupid. - Goodreads
This was a nice fun book that went at a good pace. - Goodreads
Awesome book with surprising ending! - Goodreads
The pacing of the book is a bit uneven. - Goodreads
It is funny and lighthearted and easy to read. - Goodreads

Review: Catherine, Called Birdy

User Review  - Eve - Goodreads

Thoroughly entertaining. Yes, I could complain that Birdy seems like a 20th Century teenager plopped into medieval England, but I don't think it's completely unbelievable that a girl could be a bit of ... Read full review

Review: Catherine, Called Birdy

User Review  - Bekka - Goodreads

3 1/2 stars - I enjoyed this book! Catherine is quite a character, and I liked her diary entries, particulary the information on the saints. I did feel her character was a bit over the top for the ... Read full review

Contents

1 September
1
2 October
10
3 November
34
4 December
47
5 January
62
6 February
72
7 March
89
8 April
104
10 June
124
11 July
135
12 August
145
13 September
152
Back Matter
165
Back Cover
171
Spine
172
Copyright

9 May
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About the author (1994)

Karen Cushman's acclaimed historical novels include Catherine, Called Birdy, a Newbery Honor winner, and The Midwife's Apprentice, which received the Newbery Medal. She lives on Vashon Island in Washington State. Her website is www.karencushmanbooks.com.

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