Medieval Books for Kids Medieval and Middle Ages

Learn about medieval history and the middle ages with these engaging medieval books for kids, tweens, and teens.

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Castle Diary: The Journal of Tobias Burgess by Richard Platt

Can you imagine what life in a castle was really like? Join 11-year-old Toby as he offers an insider’s look at the daily rhythms of a young boy living and working in a castle in the middle ages.

The Midwife’s Apprentice by Karen Cushman

When Jane the Midwife first met the child, she was a forlorn creature known only as ‘Brat’. After joining Jane in an apprenticeship, Brat sheds her old name and way of life and embraces a new beginning as ‘Alyce’.

The Knight at Dawn by Mary Pope Osborne

When time-traveling siblings Jack and Annie find themselves thrown back in time to the Middle Ages, they quickly realize that they are not-so-welcome guests in the Great Hall! 

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

In this fantastical tale, Ella, a girl blessed (cursed?) by her fairy godmother to obey every command directed towards her, works to escape the burden of constant acquiescence.

The Healer’s Apprentice by Melanie Dickerson

Rose, the poor daughter of a woodcutter, is thrilled when she lands a position as a healer’s apprentice at Hagenheim Castle. She is also determined to prove that she has a future in the healing profession; failure will mean returning home to marry the old man her mother has chosen for her.

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