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HISTORY: Europe: Middle Ages


HISTORY: Europe: Middle Ages

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Castle life Juvenile Book Castle life

Reid, Struan.
J 940.1 REID

The castle -- The lord's visit -- A family home -- The chapel -- Health and hygiene -- Servants -- The dungeon -- Food and drink -- Entertainment -- Around the world -- The end of an age.




Children and games in the Middle Ages Juvenile Book Children and games in the Middle Ages

Elliott, Lynne, 1968-
J 796.0409 ELLIOTT

Provides an overview of the types of games children played during the Middle Ages.




Clothes and crafts in the Middle Ages Juvenile Book Clothes and crafts in the Middle Ages

Dawson, Imogen.
J 745.094 DAWSON

The Middle Ages was an historical period that lasted from 476 A.D. to 1492 A.D. The people of that time lived mostly in the countryside as farmers. They made their clothes and crafts from local materials, such as wool, leather, wood, clay, and iron. Skilled artisans also wove intricate tapestries, built huge cathedrals and palaces from stone and marble, painted frescoes on plaster, and styled beautiful clothing and jewelry.




Come to the castle! :   a visit to a castle in thirteenth-century England Juvenile Book Come to the castle! : a visit to a castle in thirteenth-century England

Ashman, Linda.
J 940.1 ASHMAN

Welcome to the 13th-century banquet at the castle of the Earl of Daftwood! Here young readers will meet all of the lords and ladies, the servants and the squires. They will discover surprises: flying silverware and mystery meat made of animal feet for dinner--life in the castle isn't always elegant.




Crispin :   the cross of lead Juvenile Book Crispin : the cross of lead

Avi, 1937-
J AVI

Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret.




Days of knights and damsels :  an activity guide Juvenile Book Days of knights and damsels : an activity guide

Carlson, Laurie M., 1952-
J 745.5 CARLSON

More than 100 illustrated crafts, projects, and games help recreate the culture and world of the Middle Ages, when books were handmade and read by candlelight, sundials told the hour, and going barefoot was illegal.




Digory and the lost king Juvenile Book Digory and the lost king

McAllister, Angela.
J MCALLIS

After having inadvertently acquired the reputation of being a brave young knight, Digory, now also a prince living in the castle, goes in search of the missing King Widget and finds his life complicated even further when he is mistaken for a wizard.




Drawing manga medieval castles and knights Juvenile Book Drawing manga medieval castles and knights

Nishida, Masaki, 1960-
J 741.51 NISHIDA

Numbered step-by-step instructions give age-appropriate guidance for drawing the knights and castles kids love in the Manga style.




Knight Juvenile Book Knight

Butterfield, Moira, 1960-
J 940.1 BUTTERF

"Traces the life of a typical knight in medieval times from birth to death, including childhood, becoming a knight, going to war, pilgrimages, and knightly duties. Includes primary source quotes"--Provided by publisher.




Knights & castles :  50 hands-on activities to experience the Middle Ages Juvenile Book Knights & castles : 50 hands-on activities to experience the Middle Ages

Hart, Avery.
J 940.1 HART

Introduces the Middle Ages, including activities and crafts that are representative of medieval life, for example creating an hour glass, a catapult, a coat of arms, and a code of honor.




Lady of the manor Juvenile Book Lady of the manor

Butterfield, Moira, 1960-
J 305.4896 BUTTERF

"Traces the life of a typical medieval lady of the manor (the wife of a knight and second in command on his estate) from birth to death, including childhood, marriage, the duties of a wife, raising children, and hobbies. Includes primary source quotes"--Provided by publisher.




Life in a medieval castle Juvenile Book Life in a medieval castle

Shuter, Jane.
J 940.1 SHUTER

Medieval castles -- War -- Building a castle -- Changing castles -- The land around -- Who lived in castles? -- Castle supplies -- Family life -- Religion -- Staying warm -- Staying clean and healthy -- Food and drink -- Getting around.




Manners and customs in the Middle Ages Juvenile Book Manners and customs in the Middle Ages

Groves, Marsha.
J 390.094 GROVES

In the Middle Ages, it was important for everyone to dress and act according to their position in society. This intriguing new book describes the different manners and customs that were practiced by kings, knights, ladies, peasants, and religious officials - on the battlefield, in a monastery, at weddings, and at a funerals.




Matilda Bone Juvenile Book Matilda Bone

Cushman, Karen.
J CUSHMAN

Fourteen-year-old Matilda, an apprentice bonesetter and practitioner of medicine in a village in medieval England, tries to reconcile the various aspects of her life, both spiritual and practical.




Medieval weapons and warfare :  armies and combat in medieval times Juvenile Book Medieval weapons and warfare : armies and combat in medieval times

Hilliam, Paul.
J 355.0094 HILLIAM

With illuminated manuscripts and primary source images depicting medieval war, this book tells the story of how wars were fought during the Middle Ages. It covers weapons and the armor worn by knights, rituals of combat, campaigns and sieges, attack and defense of castles, and how the longbow and earl firearms brought an end to the type of combat fought in the Middle Ages.




Middle Ages Juvenile Book Middle Ages

Macdonald, Fiona.
J 709.02 MACDONA

Art as evidence -- History of the Middle Ages -- Church and people -- Everyday life -- The wider world.




Mouse Guard :   fall 1152 Juvenile Book Mouse Guard : fall 1152

Petersen, David, 1977-
J PETERSE

Adventures of three mice, Saxon, Kenzie and Lieam patrol borders, and strive to make safeways to keep the mouse territories free from predators.




Mouse Guard :   winter 1152. Juvenile Book Mouse Guard : winter 1152.

Petersen, David, 1977-
J PETERSE

In the Winter of 1152, the Mouse Guard face a food and supply shortage threatening the lives of many mouse through a cold and icy season. Some of the Guard's finest - Saxon, Kenzie, Lieam, and Sadie, led by Celanawe, the legendary Black Axe - traverse the snow-blanketed territories acting as diplomats to improve relations between the mouse cities and the Guard, and find themselves on a race against time to deliver crucial medicines. This is a winter not every Guard may survive...




My dad, the dragon Juvenile Book My dad, the dragon

French, Jackie.
J FRENCH

Horace has received an almost impossible homework assignment at King Arthur's School for Trainee Knights--he has to kill a dragon, which is even more difficult because his father is one.




The battle for the castle Juvenile Book The battle for the castle

Winthrop, Elizabeth.
J WINTHRO

Twelve-year-old William uses the magic token to return, through the toy castle in his attic, to the medieval land of Sir Simon, which is now menaced by a skeleton ship bearing a plague of ravenous rats.




The book without words :  a fable of medieval magic Juvenile Book The book without words : a fable of medieval magic

Avi, 1937-
J AVI

The Book Without Words appears to be a volume of blank parchment pages. But for a green-eyed reader filled with great desire, it may reveal the forgotten magical arts of making gold and achieving immortality. For generations, its magic has been protected from those who would exploit it. But on a terrible day of death and destruction, the Book Without Words falls into the hands of a desperate boy.




The Crowfield curse Juvenile Book The Crowfield curse

Walsh, Pat, 1954-
J WALSH

In 1347, when fourteen-year-old orphan William Paynel, an impoverished servant at Crowfield Abbey, goes into the forest to gather wood and finds a magical creature caught in a trap, he discovers he has the ability to see fays and becomes embroiled in a strange mystery involving Old Magic, a bitter feud, and ancient secrets.




The door in the wall Juvenile Book The door in the wall

De Angeli, Marguerite, 1889-1987.
J DE ANGE

A crippled boy in fourteenth-century England proves his courage and earns recognition from the King.




The knight at dawn Juvenile Book The knight at dawn

Osborne, Mary Pope.
J SERIES MAGIC T

Eight-year-old Jack and his younger sister Annie use the magic treehouse to travel back to the Middle Ages, where they explore a castle and are helped by a mysterious knight.




The Usborne Internet-linked medieval world Juvenile Book The Usborne Internet-linked medieval world

Bingham, Jane.
J 909.07 BINGHAM

An illustrated description of ancient life-styles and cultures.




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