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KEY: jP = Picture Books; jZ = 1st and 2nd Grade Readers; jE = 3rd and 4th Grade Readers; JF = 5th Grade and Up

EUROPE 1400'S

updated 3/06


Picture Books


1st and 2nd Grade Books


3rd and 4th Grade Books

Morrison, Taylor ANTONIO'S APPRENTICESHIP
Painting a Fresco in Renaissance Italy

An apprentice in 1478 Italy tells about his activities during the process of the painting of the frescoes in the chapel of San Francesco in Florence.
1996 unpaged


5th Grade and Up

Bolognese, Don THE WARHORSE
In a story that combines history, art, and adventure, Bolognese tells the story of a young armorer's apprentice who is swept into an ugly war, only to realize that it's not what he imagined and that his real dream is to become an artist.
2003 165 p.

Chandler, Pauline WARRIOR GIRL
Although surrounded by treachery, Mariane, a young mute, battles alongside her cousin, Joan of Arc, for the liberation of France from the English.
2006 352 p.

Meyer, Carolyn ISABEL: JEWEL OF CASTILLA SPAIN, 1466
Royal Diaries series
While waiting anxiously for others to choose a husband for her, Isabel, the future Queen of Spain, keeps a diary account of her life as a member of the royal family.
2000 204 p.