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Matilda Bone

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Description
Newbery medalist Karen Cushman assembles a cast of unforgettable characters in a fascinating and pungent setting: the medical quarter of a medieval English village. To Blood and Bone Alley, home of leech, barber-surgeon, and apothecary, comes Matilda, raised by a priest to be pious and learned, and now destined to assist Red Peg the Bonesetter. To Matilda's dismay, her work will not involve Latin or writing, but lighting the fire, going to market, mixing plasters and poultices, and helping Peg treat patients. Matilda is appalled by the worldliness of her new surroundings and yearns for the days at the manor when all she did was study and pray. Lonely and misunderstood, she seems destined for a fate as tragic as that of any of the sharp-tongued saints she turns to for advice. Filled with the witty dialogue and richly authentic detail that Karen Cushman's work is known for, Matilda Bone is a compelling comic novel about a girl who learns to see herself and others clearly, to laugh, and to live contentedly in this world. Author's note.
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ISBN:
9780547722429
9780307582027
9780547533230
9780395881569
9780440418221
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.7, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
850L
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Full title matilda bone
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Last Update 2018-05-21 23:05:26PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-21 23:35:46PM

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subject_facet England -- Juvenile fiction, Medicine -- History -- Juvenile fiction, Middle Ages -- Juvenile fiction, Physicians -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Matilda Bone
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title_short Matilda Bone
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