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Good masters! Sweet ladies! :voices from a medieval village / by Laura Amy Schlitz ; illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman.

Schlitz, Laura Amy. (Author). Hyman, Trina Schart, (illustrator.).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett PL - Garrett J 812 SCH (Text) 30010170479417 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 940.1 SCH (Text) 39206019960531 J Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library J 940.1 SCH (Text) 39206019960317 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0763615781
  • Physical Description: 85 pages: color illustrations; 27 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, MA. : Candlewick Press, 2005.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page ).
Formatted Contents Note:
Hugo, the Lord's newphew -- Taggot, the blacksmith's daughter -- Will, the ploughboy -- Alice, the shepherdess -- Constance, the pilgrim -- Thomas, the doctor's son -- Mogg, the villein's daughter -- Otho, the miller's son -- Jack, the half-wit -- Simon, the knight's son -- Edgar, the falconer's son -- Isobel, the Lord's daughter -- Barbary, the mud-slinger -- Jacob Ben Salomon, the money-lender's son and Petronell, the merchant's daughter -- Lowdy, the varlet's child -- Pask, the runaway -- Piers, the glassblower's apprentice -- Mariot and Maud, the glassblower's daughters -- Nelly, the sniggler -- Drago, the tanner's apprentice -- Giles, the beggar.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
NP Lexile.
NP Lexile
Awards Note:
Newbery Medal Book
Subject: Middle Ages > Juvenile drama.
Monologues > Juvenile literature.
Children's plays, American.
Middle Ages > Drama.

Laura Amy Schlitz is the author of THE HERO SCHLIEMANN: THE DREAMER WHO DUG FOR TROY and A DROWNED MAIDEN'S HAIR. She wrote the pieces in GOOD MASTERS! SWEET LADIES! for students at the Park School in Baltimore, where she works as a librarian. She has also worked as a storyteller, a costumer, an actress, and a playwright; her plays for young people have been produced in theaters all over the country. Laura Amy Schlitz lives in Baltimore.

Robert Byrd teaches children’s book illustration at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He is the author-illustrator of many books, including LEONARDO: BEAUTIFUL DREAMER; FINN MACCOUL AND HIS FEARLESS WIFE; and THE HERO AND THE MINOTAUR. He also illustrated Laura Amy Schlitz’s first book for children, THE HERO SCHLIEMANN, about the life of a nineteenth-century amateur archaeologist. Robert Byrd lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey.

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