Everything you need to understand or teach The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman.
The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman is a coming of age tale that tells the story of Alyce, a young girl in her teens during the middle ages.
The novel begins with a young girl, known only as Brat, sleeping in a dung heap. Awakened by teasing boys, Brat meets the midwife who sends her on her way. Brat is able to convince the midwife, Jane, to allow her to work for food...
The Midwife's Apprentice Lesson Plans contain 130 pages of teaching material, including: