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Schlitz, Laura Amy
Good masters! Sweet Ladies! : voices from a medieval village / Laura Amy Schlitz ; illustrated by Robert Byrd
Alternate Title Original title: Villeins and vermin, simpletons and saints
1st ed
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2007
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPQ2.Schl5G6 2007    AVAILABLE
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL j812.6 SCH    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Middle Ages -- Juvenile drama
Monologues -- Juvenile literature
Children's plays, American
Physical Description x, 85 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Note Newbery Medal Winners, 2008
A Junior Library Guild selection
Awards Newbery Medal, 2008
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2008
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 82-85)
Summary A collection of short one-person plays featuring characters, between ten and fifteen years old, who live in or near a thirteenth-century English manor
Contents Hugo, the Lord's nephew -- Taggot, the blacksmith's daughter -- Will, the plowboy -- A little background : the three-field system -- Alice, the shepherdess -- Thomas, the doctor's son -- Constance, the pilgrim -- A little background : medieval pilgrimage -- Mogg, the villein's daughter -- Otho, the miller's son -- Jack, the half-wit -- Simon, the knight's son -- A little background : the crusades -- Edgar, the falconer's son -- A little background : falconry -- Isobel, the Lord's daughter -- Barbary, the mud slinger -- Jacob Ben Salomon, the moneylender's son and Petronella, the merchant's daughter -- A little background : Jews in medieval society -- Lowdy, the varlet's child -- Pask, the runaway -- A little background : towns and freedom -- Piers, the glassblower's apprentice -- Mariot and Maud, the glassblower's daughters -- Nelly, the sniggler -- Drago, the tanner's apprentice -- Giles, the beggar
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Byrd, Robert, ill

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