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Karen Cushman

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Occupation  Writer
Name  Karen Cushman
Nationality  American
Role  Writer
Alma mater  Stanford University
Education  Stanford University

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Born  October 4, 1941 (age 74) Chicago, Illinois, USA (1941-10-04)
Genre  Young-adult historical novels
Notable works  Catherine, Called Birdy The Midwife's Apprentice
Awards  John Newbery Medal, Golden Kite Award for Fiction
Nominations  Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award
Books  Catherine - Called Birdy, The Midwife's Apprentice, Matilda Bone, Rodzina, The ballad of Lucy Whipple

Notable awards  Newbery Medal 1996

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Karen Cushman (born October 4, 1941)) is an American writer of historical fiction. Her 1995 novel The Midwife's Apprentice won the Newbery Medal for children's literature, and her 1994 novel Catherine, Called Birdy won a Newbery Honor. She has a bachelor of arts degree in Greek and English from Stanford University. In addition, she has a master's degree in human behavior as well as a master's degree in museum studies. For eleven years she was adjunct professor in the Museum Studies Department at John F. Kennedy University before resigning in 1996 to write full-time. She lives and writes on Vashon Island near Seattle, Washington.


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  • Catherine, Called Birdy (1994)
  • The Midwife's Apprentice (1995)
  • The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (1998)
  • Matilda Bone (2000)
  • Rodzina (2004)
  • The Loud Silence of Francine Green (2006)
  • Alchemy and Meggy Swann (2010)
  • Will Sparrow's Road (2012)
  • Awards

  • 1995 Newbery Honor for Catherine, Called Birdy
  • 1995 Golden Kite Award for Catherine, Called Birdy
  • 1996 Newbery Medal for The Midwife's Apprentice
  • 1997 John and Patricia Beatty Award for The Ballad of Lucy Whipple, given by the California Library Association.
  • 2004 Washington State Book Award for Rodzina
  • 2007 Kerlan Award at the University of Minnesota’s Children’s Literature Research Collection for her contributions to the Kerlan Collection.
  • References

    Karen Cushman Wikipedia