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There is a lot of information available about the Middle Ages and this pathfinder points towards some of the best. It will help you find websites, books, videos, databases and other resources. If you need more help, be sure to ask at your local library.

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Websites

  • The Middle Ages

    http://www.learner.org/interactives/middleages/feudal.html

    What was it really like in Medieval Times?

  • Medieval Siege

    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/trebuchet/

    Attack a castle with a trebuchet and watch a real one being built.

  • The Tudors

    http://www.tudorbritain.org/

    The Tudors didn't actually live during the Middle Ages but it wasn't long afterwards.

  • Castles of Britain

    http://www.castles-of-britain.com/castlelearningcenter.htm

    Everything from medieval kitchens to medieval women in this very detailed website.There are no pictures.

  • Kids Castle

    http://www.kidsonthenet.com/castle/castl_fm.html

    One castle in one country at one particular time. Very entertaining.

  • Medieval Europe for Kids

    http://medievaleurope.mrdonn.org/index.html

    Lots of good information here and links to many other websites.

  • Medieval Life

    http://www.historyonthenet.com/Medieval_Life/medievallifemain.htm

    Living on a farm, a manor, a castle, & a town as well as clothing & food.

  • Medieval Map

    http://enfants.bnf.fr/salledesjeux/jeu_web1/jeu_cartes/index.htm

    Make your own Medieval map. Although the site is only in French, it is pretty easy to figure out how to make a map.

  • Even more websites

    http://www.usborne.com/quicklinks/eng/catalogue/catalogue.aspx?cat=1&loc=uk&id=3622

    14 other websites about the Middle Ages are linked to here.

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E-Books

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    Knight

    Gravett, Christopher

    Access online

    Read this online, download it to an ereader, read or listen to it in English or 11 other languages. You will need your library card

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    Castle

    Gravett, Christopher

    Access online

    Read this online, download it to an ereader, read or listen to it in English or 11 other languages. You will need your library card

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    Middle Ages

    Galens, Judy and Judson Knight

    Access online

    Read this online,listen to it in English or 11 other languages. You will need your library card. It has information not only about the Middle Ages but also Southeast Asia, China and more. It even has bits from letters written at the time.

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    Knights and Castles

    Osborne, Will

    Read online or download

    Did horses wear armour? How did a boy train to be a knight?

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Non-Fiction

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Fiction

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Video

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Find More at the Library

  • To locate more books, use the suggested call numbers, keywords, and phrases to search the library catalogue.
  • Call numbers to browse
    • 305 children
    • 307 Town Life
    • 355 Weapons
    • 390 Customs including clothing
    • 641 Food
    • 724 Buildings
    • 909 Middle Ages
    • 940 Middle Ages
    • 942 Middle Ages by country
  • Suggested subject headings for the catalogue
    • Civilization, Medieval
    • Knights and Knighthood
    • Middle Ages
    • Cities and towns - medieval

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