Catherine, Called Birdy

Catherine, Called Birdy

Book - 1994
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"Catherine's mother wants to teach her the skills of the lady of the manor and to prepare her to be a gentle and patient wife. Her father wants only to see her married off, and profitably. Catherine herself hopes to become a painter, a Crusader, a maker of songs, a peddler, a minstrel, a monk, a wart charmer...Of all the possibilities, she has ruled out only one: being sold like cheese to the highest bidder. Against a vivid background of everyday life on a medieval English manor, Catherine's earthy, spirited account of her fourteenth year is a richly entertaining story with an utterly unforgettable heroine."--Publisher website.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1994.
Edition: 20th Anniversary ed.
ISBN: 9780395681862
Call Number: CUSHMAN
Characteristics: 169 p. ; 20 cm.
Subjects: Historical fiction
England -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Diaries -- Fiction.
Middle Ages -- Fiction.


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