Did castles have bathrooms? : and other questions about the Middle Ages
Kerns, Ann, 1959-

Did castles have bathrooms? : and other questions about the Middle Ages

Kerns, Ann, 1959-


Publication Information
Minneapolis : Lerner, c2011.

Physical Description
40 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.

Are the Middle Ages the same as the dark ages? -- Did medieval knights really joust? -- Did people in medieval England talk like we do? -- Did King Arthur really rule England during the Middle Ages? -- Did most medieval people only live until age thirty? -- Is it true that most people couldn't read or write in the Middle Ages? -- Did a terrible plague really kill millions during the Middle Ages? -- Did Robin Hood really steal from the rich and give to the poor? -- Is it true that kids in the Middle Ages married when they were only twelve? -- Did castles have bathrooms? -- Did knights begin the custom of shaking hands? -- Did a knight in armor weigh so much that he had to be lifted onto his horse? -- Did medieval castles really have moats and drawbridges to keep enemies out? -- Is it true that most medieval people never traveled more than a few miles from home? -- Were medieval peasants slaves? -- Did medieval barbers really double as dentists? -- Did medieval kings make people into knights by tapping them with a sword?

Explores what things were like in the Middle Ages.

Program Information
Reading Counts RC 3-5 4.2 4 Quiz: 51435.
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.4 1.0 138885.

Subject Term
Middle Ages -- Juvenile literature.
Civilization, Medieval -- Juvenile literature.

Geographic Term
Europe -- History -- 476-1492 -- Juvenile literature.
Europe -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.

Reading Level JCPL

Is that a fact?

Target Audience Note
IG 790 Lexile.


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookJ THEN&NOW 909.1 KERN32530606730842Main JCPLChildren's Library