CATHERINE, CALLED BIRDY Unwillingly keeping a journal at the behest of her brother, a monk, Birdy (daughter of a 13th-century knight) makes a terse first entry—"I am bit by fleas and plagued by family. That is all there is to say''—but is soon confiding her pranks and troubles in fascinating detail. Her marriage must suit her drunken father's financial needs, and though the 14-year-old scares off several suitors (she
Review: Catherine, Called Birdy This was hilarious! Very much in line with several of the author's other diary style books. I especially loved the saint descriptions at the beginning of every entry and how she talked about her father... who was a tyrant.
Review: Catherine, Called Birdy Obnoxious diary of a 13-year old who doesn't want to be sold off in marriage.
Review: Catherine, Called Birdy This was such an easy, fun, light read! If you enjoyed the character Adrian Mole or the style of that book, you will love this.
Review: Catherine, Called Birdy This book took me straight back to my Medieval History class in college. It felt very realistic and well researched. The story worked out the way I hoped but I wish it didn't end so abruptly!
Review: Catherine, Called Birdy Judy Blume goes medieval.