Karen Cushman: Biography & Books


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Cushman's time at Stanford was significant because:

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1. Cushman's first book was inspired by:

2. Catherine, Called Birdy is about a girl who:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these study tools to find out how much you know about Karen Cushman. Topics on the quiz include her time at Stanford and her first book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make use of these resources to:

  • Assess the story Catherine, Called Birdy
  • Recognize when Cushman became a professional writer
  • Identify the books she wrote

Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Karen Cushman
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding the book Catherine, Called Birdy and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the books Cushman wrote

Additional Learning

In order to gain more perspective on this author, review the lesson named Karen Cushman: Biography & Books. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Assess her early life
  • Analyze her career
  • Determine how she became a writer
  • Define midwife and historical fiction