Alchemy and Meggy Swann / Karen Cushman. - SHERLOC
Alchemy and Meggy Swann / Karen Cushman.
Boston [Mass.] : Clarion Books, 2010.
167 p. : map ; 22 cm.
People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction.
Alchemy -- Juvenile fiction.
Poverty -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction.
London (England) -- History -- 16th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Juvenile fiction.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167).
In 1573, the crippled, scorned, and destitute Meggy Swann goes to London, where she meets her father, an impoverished alchemist, and eventually discovers that although her legs are bent and weak, she has many other strengths.
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