Not Your Kid’s Book Club: “The Midwife’s Apprentice” by Karen Cushman
October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A girl known only as Brat has no family, no home, and no future until she meets Jane the Midwife and becomes her apprentice. As she helps the short-tempered Jane deliver babies, Brat—who renames herself Alyce—gains knowledge, confidence, and the courage to want something in life for the first time.
Parents, writers, educators, and children’s book enthusiasts welcome! Hosted by children’s author, Sheela Chari. Please register ahead of time by emailing Sheela at email@example.com. All discussions run 1-2 pm on the dates listed above at Shaarei Tikvah, 46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale.
Sheela Chari is the author of the forthcoming “Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel” (Candlewick, 2020), “Finding Mighty”, and “Vanished”, which was shortlisted for the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery. She teaches creative writing at Mercy College. Visit her at www.sheelachari.com.