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Elementary: Historical Fiction, 1000-1500s

Posted by Natalie Bernstein on August 8, 2011

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    The king's swift rider

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    Hun

    The king's swift rider : a novel on Robert the Bruce

    Hunter, Mollie, 1922-

    Unwilling to fight but feeling a sense of duty, sixteen-year-old Martin joins Scotland's rebel army as a swift rider and master of espionage for the leader, Robert the Bruce.

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    The king's shadow

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    The king's shadow

    Alder, Elizabeth.

    After he is orphaned and has his tongue cut out in a clash with the bullying sons of a Welsh noble, Evyn is sold as a slave and serves many masters, from the gracious Lady Swan Neck to the valiant Harold Godwinson, England's last Saxon king.

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    Crispin

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    AVI

    Crispin : at the edge of the world

    Avi, 1937-

    Branded as traitors by the king's authorities, Crispin and his guardian, Bear, flee to coastal towns in fourteenth-century England, where they perform a musical juggling act and bond as a family after befriending a disfigured girl.

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    Crispin

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    Crispin : the cross of lead

    Avi, 1937-

    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.

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    Crispin

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    Crispin : the end of time

    Avi, 1937-

    Crispin and Troth, wandering the French countryside following the death of their beloved mentor, Bear, find refuge at a convent, and when Troth decides to stay, Crispin continues on alone, joining a band of traveling musicians who he soon realizes are murderous thieves.

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    There will be wolves

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    BRA

    There will be wolves

    Bradford, Karleen.

    Ursula, condemned as a witch because of her knowledge of healing, escapes being burned to death when she joins her father and thousands of others who follow Peter the Hermit on the first Crusade from Cologne to Jerusalem in 1096.

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    King of shadows

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    King of shadows

    Cooper, Susan, 1935-

    While in London as part of an all-boy acting company preparing to perform in a replica of the famous Globe Theatre, Nat Field suddenly finds himself transported back to 1599 and performing in the original theater under the tutelage of Shakespeare himself.

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    Catherine, called Birdy

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    CUS

    Catherine, called Birdy

    Cushman, Karen.

    The thirteen-year-old daughter of an English country knight keeps a journal in which she records the events of her life, particularly her longing for adventures beyond the usual role of women and her efforts to avoid being married off.

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    Matilda Bone

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    CUS

    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.

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    The midwife's apprentice

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    The midwife's apprentice

    Cushman, Karen.

    In medieval England, a nameless, homeless girl is taken in by a sharp-tempered midwife, and in spite of obstacles and hardship, eventually gains the three things she most wants: a full belly, a contented heart, and a place in this world.

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    Dove and sword

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    GAR

    Dove and sword : a novel of Joan of Arc

    Garden, Nancy.

    In 1455 in France, Gabrielle is visited by Pierre d'Arc, a brother of Joan of Arc, and with him reminisces about their childhood together in Domremy and Joan's subsequent trial and burning at the stake at Rouen twenty-four years before.

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    Quest for a maid

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    Quest for a maid

    Hendry, Frances Mary.

    When Meg hears that powerful forces are plotting the princess's destruction, she realizes she must find a way to rescue the fragile child whose life holds the key to peace and the destiny of a nation.

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    The king's swift rider

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    HUN

    The king's swift rider : a novel on Robert the Bruce

    Hunter, Mollie, 1922-

    Unwilling to fight but feeling a sense of duty, sixteen-year-old Martin joins Scotland's rebel army as a swift rider and master of espionage for the leader, Robert the Bruce.

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    The kite rider

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    MCC

    The kite rider : a novel

    McCaughrean, Geraldine.

    In thirteenth-century China, after trying to save his widowed mother from a horrendous second marriage, twelve-year-old Haoyou has life-changing adventures when he takes to the sky as a circus kite rider and ends up meeting the great Mongol ruler Kublai Khan.

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    The sign of the chrysanthemum

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    PAT

    The sign of the chrysanthemum

    Paterson, Katherine.

    A teen-ager comes to know himself through contacts with social ills and political unrest while searching for his father in Japan's capital, centuries ago.

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    Girl in a cage

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    Girl in a cage

    Yolen, Jane.

    As English armies invade Scotland in 1306, eleven-year-old Princess Marjorie, daughter of the newly crowned Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, is captured by England's King Edward Longshanks and held in a cage on public display.

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