Alchemy and Meggy Swann [electronic resource] / Karen Cushman. - SHERLOC
Alchemy and Meggy Swann [electronic resource] / Karen Cushman.
Boston : Clarion Books, 2010.
9780547487410 (electronic bk.)
054748741X (electronic bk.)
1 online resource (167 p.) : ill., map.
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.
Description based on print version record.
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.