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Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village

Book Description
Step back to an English village in 1255, where life plays out in dramatic vignettes illuminating twenty-two unforgettable characters.

Maidens, monks, and millers' sons - in these pages, readers will meet them all. There's Hugo, the lord's nephew, forced to prove his manhood by hunting a wild boar; sharp-tongued Nelly, who supports her family by selling live eels; and the peasant's da... More
Book Information
PublisherCandlewick Press
BindingPaperback (14 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages96
Publication Date09/13/2011
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About Laura Amy Schlitz (Author) : Laura Amy Schlitz is a published adapter and an author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Laura Amy Schlitz include A Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama (Unabr... more
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About Robert Byrd (Illustrator) : Robert Byrd is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Robert Byrd include Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village, The Hero Sch... more
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3/14/2008 Tracy Wymer tagged as: I read

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2/25/2008 Krista Hartman said:
Laura Amy Schlitz is a credit to the library profession. The concept of this book--monologues so that every one gets to be a "star"--is unique. She provides a comprehensive look at what life was like in a medieval village, including people in a variety of jobs and social positions. I look forward... more

tags: I read, I recommend, Newbery

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