Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 9 to 12
- Grade: 5
Explore the lives of powerful kings and queens, rebellious peasants, fierce warriors, and pious religious leaders of the Middle Ages. Artwork from illuminated manuscripts helps bring to life fascinating portraits of such famous medieval men, women, and children as Ghengis Khan, Isabella I, Muhammad, Marco Polo, and Joan of Arc.
About the author
Donna Trembinski is an associate professor of Medieval History at St. Francis Xavier University.
Famous People of the Middle Ages (Medieval World)Artwork from illuminated manuscripts helps bring to life medieval people well known for their actions and accomplishments, including Ghenghis Khan, Marco Polo and Joan of Arc.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2007.