Navigator Heritage Series: Midwife's Apprentice Novel Study Guide 1 Year License
Author(s): COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY
Students will explore the concept of character development with this tale set in medieval times. The Midwife’s Apprentice is the Newbery Medal winning story of a girl who doesn’t have a home, parents, or even a name. When Brat finds shelter in the dung heap one night, she meets Jane, the village midwife. Brat begins an apprenticeship with Jane and discovers that delivering babies is challenging and rewarding. As a midwife’s apprentice, Brat gains skills and knowledge, but her courage and will are tested during a difficult delivery.