Wednesday, February 20, 2013

The Knight Life for Kids and Teens

If your child is interested in history, you might want to consider exploring medieval times together!  There are several books in the catalog about knights that might capture any curious kid's imagination and provide hours of infotainment, such as making your own coat of arms! Consider:


What if You Met a Knight by Jan Adkins, scribe and illuminator

Knights: Warriors of the Middle Ages by Aileen Weintraub

Knights & Castles: Exploring History Through Art by Alex Martin

Knight by Christopher Gravett

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Medieval Knight! : Armor You'd Rather Not Wear by Fiona Macdonald

The Short and Bloody History of Knights by John Farman

How to Draw Knights, Kings, Queens & Dragons by Christopher Hart

Knights & Castles: 50 Hands-On Activities to Experience the Middle Ages by Avery Hart & Paul Mantell

Knights: Facts, Things to Make, Activities by Rachel Wright

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz

Chaucer's Canterbury Tales retold by Marcia Williams

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight retold by Michael Morpurgo

Picture Books

A Good Knight's Rest by Shelley Moore Thomas

The Totally Awesome Epic Quest of the Brave Boy Knight by Pranas T. Naujokaitis

Night Knight by Owen Davey

Boogie Knights by Lisa Wheeler

The Bravest Knight by Mercer Mayer

J Fiction

Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke

The Seven Swords by Nils Johnson-Shelton

The Adventures of Sir Balin the Ill-Fated by Gerald Morris

Darksolstice by Sam Llewellyn

Digory and the Lost King by Angela McAllister

In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce

Young Adult Fiction

The Legend of Lady Ilena by Patricia Malone

The Book of Mordred by Vivian Vande Velde

Sword of the Rightful King: A Novel of King Arthur by Jane Yolen

Rift by Andrea Cremer

The Devil's Kiss by Sarwat Chadda

Rogue's Home by Hilari Bell

Damosel: In Which the Lady of the Lake Renders a Frank and Often Startling Account of Her Wondrous Life and Times by Stephanie Spinner

Pagan's Crusade by Catherine Jinks

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