Matilda Bone

8 best books like Matilda Bone (Karen Cushman): The Shakespeare Stealer, The Bone Garden, A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver, Mistik Lake, The Sky Is Falling, Sarah Bishop, Nurse Matilda, Matilda's Cat

The Shakespeare Stealer
AuthorGary L. Blackwood
Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand. His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare's play "Hamlet"--or else. Widge has no choice but to follow orders, so he works his way into the heart of the Globe Theatre, where Shakespeare's players perform. As full of twists and turns...
The Bone Garden
AuthorHeather Kassner
“Remember, my dear, you do not really and truly exist.”

Made of dust and bone and imagination, Irréelle fears she’s not quite real. Only the finest magical thread tethers her to life—and to Miss Vesper. But for all her efforts to please her cruel creator, the thread is unraveling....
A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver
AuthorE.L. Konigsburg
I especially anticipated reading this book for a couple of reasons.

1 - I love other books by this author especially From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and Jennifer, Hecate, McBeth, William McKinley and Me, Elizabeth.

2 - The book tells the story of Eleanor of Aquitaine,...
AuthorMartha Brooks
Seventeen-year-old Odella is haunted by family secrets. Why doesn't her great-aunt Gloria visit anymore? Why does her mother, Sally, drink so much? Sally's tragic car accident on a frozen lake when she was sixteen seems to have cast a spell over her life that no one can break. Odella tries to hold her...
The Sky Is Falling
AuthorKit Pearson
It is the summer of 1940, and all of England fears an invasion by Hitler’s army. Norah lies in bed listening to the anxious voices of her parents downstairs. Then Norah is told that she and her brother, Gavin, are being sent to Canada. The voyage across the ocean is exciting, but at the end of it Norah is...
AuthorScott O'Dell
Sarah Bishop is a young girl who has no interest in the coming American Revolutionary War. However, this is not how her father and her brother feel. Her father is a Loyalist, siding with the British, and her brother, is a Patriot. Her brother leaves the house, and soon, her father is tarred and feathered....
Nurse Matilda
AuthorChristianna Brand
Nurse Matilda is about the LARGE Brown family, who have mischievous, and rowdy children. There were so many children that I couldn't even count them all, and forgot all their names. This book takes place during a time where their were nannies, and nurse maids who took care of the children day and night,...
Matilda's Cat
AuthorEmily Gravett
This delightful picture book with Emily Gravett’s signature twist ending sweetly depicts the relationship between a child and her beloved pet.

Matilda is desperate to figure out what her cat will enjoy. She tries everything she can think of: climbing trees, playing with wool, even tea...
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