Catherine, Called Birdy

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Product Number: 160897
Released: Jun 19, 2012
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In 1290, her 14th year, Catherine begins a diary that quickly fills with the irrepressible joys and frustrations of her days. Always looking for ways to avoid drudging hours of embroidery, Birdy fills her time with pranks, celebrations of feast days, and local gossip. Wriggling out of her father's plans to find a prosperous husband for her proves to be Birdy's greatest challenge. As each prospective suitor appears, Birdy blacks her teeth, drools, and does her best to scare him off. These mischievous tricks work until Shaggy Beard, the richest one of all, arrives with his fat purse of silver. Karen Cushman does careful research for each of her books, so Birdy's lively journal is sprinkled with the vivid, personal details of life in medieval England. Catherine, Called Birdy is a Newbery Honor Book. It was chosen as an ALA Children's Notable Book, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and an ALA Quick Picks for Young Adults.

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Author(s): Karen Cushman
Narrator(s): Jenny Sterlin
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Released: Jul 05, 2001
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Released: Mar 28, 2011
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Author(s): Karen Cushman
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Released: May 23, 1994
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Author(s): Karen Cushman
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Released: Nov 16, 2007
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