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Catherine, Called Birdy

by Karen Cushman

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The daughter of a medieval English nobleman, Catherine has been raised for just one thing: marriage. But she has other ideas, and does her best to drive away any potential suitors, until she meets the dreadful and persistent Shaggy Beard, whom she fears she'll never escape.