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Alchemy and Meggy Swann

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ISBN-10: 0547231849

ISBN-13: 9780547231846

Edition: 2010

Authors: Karen Cushman

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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/26/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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 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…