Suggested library books for this study:
A medieval feast. New York : Crowell, c1983.
Feudalism and village life in the Middle Ages. Milwaukee : World Almanac Library, 2006.
Matilda Bone. New York : Clarion Books, c2000. (Don't know this one but it sounds interesting....)
Clothes and crafts in the Middle Ages. Milwaukee, WI : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2000.
Knight's castle. San Diego : Harcourt, Brace, and Co., 1999.
The story of an English village. New York : Atheneum, 1979, c1978. (Picture book showing the establishment and growth of a village over time....)
The reluctant dragon. New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, c1983. (The one with Hague as the illustrator probably has the best pictures. There's an abridged one available, too, but it's a simple read and lovely, so I wouldn't do the abridgement....)
Life in the Middle Ages. The countryside. New York : Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish, c2001.
Saint George and the dragon : a golden legend. Boston : Little, Brown, c1984. (Hodges' books have great illustrations....)
The striped ships. New York : M.K. McElderry Books, c1991. (A longer book that details events surrounding the Norman Conquest from the perspective of the commoners.)
Till year's good end : a calendar of medieval labors. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1997. (This is very neat and the pictures are done as medieval wood cuts were done....)
Castle diary : the journal of Tobias Burgess, page. Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 1999.
Good masters! Sweet Ladies! voices from a medieval village / [playaway/unabridged] :. [Solon, Ohio] : [released 2008], c2008. 1 sound media player (1 hr., 30 min.) : (They also have a CD of this....)
The Middle Ages. Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2007.
Knights. New York : Kingfisher, 1998.
Sword song. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.
The Norman Conquest. Peterborough, NH : Cobblestone Pub., 2001.