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Book Review of The Midwife's Apprentice

The Midwife's Apprentice
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I am a grandmother now, but I have been an elementary school librarian and a homeschool mother. I recently enjoyed listening to this book very much. It gave me a feel and understanding of the 14th century England (which I was not familiar with). I also learned about the midwife's craft and the daily life in this time period, such as needing to take grain to the mill to be ground into flour, and the need to gather your own herbs. I really came to understand the feelings of the young girl who was homeless and hungry and with no parent. This would be a great addition to a homeschool unit on the Middle Ages.