Picture Books for the Middle Ages and Renaissance

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If you’re studying the Middle Ages and Renaissance with your kids, this booklist is for you. It’s a short list of delightful picture book read-alouds for the whole family.

Your older kids are likely to enjoy these books every bit as much as your younger ones. And I bet you’ll learn a thing or two, as you’re reading along!

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Castle
Francis Woke Up Early
Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction
The Holy Twins: Benedict and Scholastica
Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci
The Hawk of the Castle: A Story of Medieval Falconry
A Medieval Feast
Joan of Arc
Brother Hugo and the Bear
Chanticleer and the Fox
Joan of Arc
Saint Francis of Assisi
The Kitchen Knight: A Tale of King Arthur
Saint George and the Dragon
The Ink Garden of Brother Theophane

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“The recommendations are spot on. Sort of freaky in a good way! 😂”
Michelle L.

“Excellent book choices and easy to use!”
Amy C.

“Fun quiz and easy to use. Thank you!”
Sarah Y.