The Midwife's Apprentice

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Author: Karen Cushman


CUSHMAN, Karen. The Midwife’s Apprentice. NY: Clarion, 1995. 12mo, [vi] 122pp. Brown quarter cloth stamped in bronze with brown boards decoratively stamped in bronze. Light grey endpapers. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (no medal affixed). Signed by the author, Karen Cushman.

First edition. 1996 Newbery Medal Winner! The girl known only as Brat has no family, no home, and no future until she meets Jane the Midwife and becomes her apprentice. The stunning dust jacket art is by Caldecott Medalist, Trina Schart Hyman.