Catherine, Called Birdy

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, May 23, 1994 - Young Adult Fiction - 176 pages
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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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User Review  - Herenya - LibraryThing

I wish I had read Catherine, Called Birdy when I was Birdy's age - nearly 14 - because I would have been fascinated by all the revelations about life in a manor house in the late 13th century, and I ... Read full review

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User Review  - sdunford - LibraryThing

I'd heard good things about this book. Unfortunately the book didn't in my opinion, live up to the hype. A feminist tale transported to medieval times, but unfortunately it didn't travel well. 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. Visit her online at karencushman.com and on Twitter @cushmanbooks.

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