by Vicki Palmquist
After reading Catherine, Called Birdy
, readers will wonder about Edward, Birdy’s brother, and the books he was scribing at the monastery. In what type of book did Birdy keep her journal? Who taught her to write? Did she write in the same fancy script that her brother did at the monastery?
Birdy gives the reader clues about her journal: “The skins are my father’s, left over from the household accounts, and the ink also.… more