Matilda Bone

by Karen Cushman

Braille, 2002

Status

Available

Call number

3439e NFS

Library's review

Taking place in medieval England, orphaned Matilda is not at all pleased when she arrives at Blood and Bone Alley to become an assistant to Red Peg the Bonesetter. She is a religious, well-educated girl who can't picture herself doing dirty chores or helping sickly patients. Self-centered Matilda
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thinks no one understands her. But Peg does, and gives her time to get used to this new way of life and teaches her through kindness and friendship. Grades 3-7; 8-12 years old.
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Language

Original publication date

2000

Pages

194

ISBN

061330022X / 9780613300223
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