Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village
by Laura Amy Schlitz and Robert Byrd

Journey back in time to medieval England and meet 22 unforgettable characters that live in a typical English village in the year 1255. You'll meet maidens, lords, a greedy landlord, a singing shepardess, monks ...a whole range of interesting period characters. Schlitz's riveting portraits that are witty, historically accurate, and accompanied by drawings inspired by a famous medieval illuminated poem. This is a fantastic classroom resource for any classroom but an absolute must have if you teach the Middle Ages.

Awards Won by this Book:
  - Newbery Medal 2008

  - American Library Association Notable Children's Book 2008
  - National Council for Teachers of English Notable Children's Book
  - National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade Book
  - School Library Journal Best Book of 2007

Reading Levels:  Interest Level:  Grade 5+   /   Grade Level Equivalent:  7.6   /   DRA Level:  70   /   Guided Reading:  Z

Sample Pages:  Below are sample pages from inside this powerful, beautifully illustrated book.

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This book was an honoree for the prestigious Newbery Award for best children's literature. Click to see the full list of Newbery Award Winners.