Karen Cushman

About Karen

Karen Cushman was born in Chicago and now lives in Oakland, California. She has a long-standing interest in history (she was Assistant Director of the Museum Studies Department at John F. Kennedy University in San Francisco) particularly in the lives of ordinary people who lived at other times. She won the prestigious Newbery Medal in 1995 for The Midwife's Apprentice and is the author of children's book Catherine, Called Birdy.

Karen Cushman

Books by Karen Cushman

Catherine, Called Birdy
Catherine, Called Birdy