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Book Review of Catherine, Called Birdy

Catherine, Called Birdy
Catherine, Called Birdy
Author: Karen Cushman
Genre: Children's Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 6


This is one of the more kid-friendly Newberry books--so many in the past decade or so are the kind of books kids *have* to read in school but may not want to. The drama/suspense of what will happen to Birdy next, plus the weirdness of the historical details, should make it compelling even for kids who might normally not be into historical fiction. Birdy is a fun and strong protagonist. I loved it as an adult.