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HISTORY: Europe: Middle Ages

HISTORY: Europe: Middle Ages

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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.

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-

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-

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.

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.

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-

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-

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.

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.

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.

Warfare and weapons Juvenile Book Warfare and weapons

Gravett, Christopher, 1951-
J 623.441 GRAVETT

Warfare and Weapons explores the development of weapons and methods of warfare during the medieval period. It describes changes in arms and armor, from the simple mail coat to full plate armor, as well as the use of longbows, crossbows, cannons, and pikes. It also discusses the role of infantry and cavalry in the battles and sieges of the period.

Yonderfel's castle book Yonderfel's castle

Gralley, Jean.

King Yonderfel, once renowned and beloved for his generous hospitality, has been lonely since an ogre caused all of his guests to leave, but when a flood brings them all paddling back, the king happily goes back to turning no one away.

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