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2nd Grade History/ Literature for Middle Ages History

Conquest
The list author says: "Books to supplement Story of the World History Year 2 (Middle Ages). Bring history alive by reading period literature from many cultures and learning about important artists and scientists. Exciting stories for reluctant or advanced readers."
Marguerite Makes a Book (Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum)
Marguerite Makes a Book (Getty Trust Publications: J. Paul Getty Museum)
"The daughter of a manuscript illuminator in Medieval France must complete her father's commission when he falls ill."
Shakespeare Stories
Shakespeare Stories
"Shakespeare re-told for children in lively, yet poetic language"
Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare
Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare
"Much historical detail.  Available at Shakespeare's Den, use the Shakespeare insult playing cards or magnets for a hilarious way to memorize some of his memorable quips."
Shakespeare Alive!
Shakespeare Alive!
"This book makes Shakespeare accessible for even the very young. The author's engaging description of the sights, sounds, activities takes you back to Elizabethan England!"
Good Queen Bess : The Story of Elizabeth I of England
Good Queen Bess : The Story of Elizabeth I of England
Tales of Robin Hood (Library of Fantasy & Adventure)
Tales of Robin Hood (Library of Fantasy & Adventure)
"The evil Sherrif, Robin, Little John, Friar Tuck, Maid Marian, what more can be said!"
The Minstrel in the Tower (Stepping Stone)
The Minstrel in the Tower (Stepping Stone)
"A fictional story of intrique"
Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei
Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei
Michelangelo (Famous Artists Series)
Michelangelo (Famous Artists Series)
Leonardo da Vinci (Famous Artists Series)
Leonardo da Vinci (Famous Artists Series)
Saint Francis
Saint Francis
Who Was Marco Polo?
Who Was Marco Polo?
The Life & Times of Genghis Khan (Biography from Ancient Civilizations) (Biography from Ancient Civilizations: Legends, Folklore, and Stories of Ancient Worlds)
The Life & Times of Genghis Khan (Biography from Ancient Civilizations) (Biography from Ancient Civilizations: Legends, Folklore, and Stories of Ancient Worlds)
"His empire was over 12 million square miles; larger than Alexander the Great"
Huguenot Garden
Huguenot Garden
"Fictional story of twin girls in 1685 France, illustrates the conflict between Catholics and Protestants. 120 pages."
The Kite Fighters
The Kite Fighters
"Brothers growing up in Korea in 1473"
Daughter of the Mountains (Newbery Library, Puffin)
Daughter of the Mountains (Newbery Library, Puffin)
"A Tibetan girls journeys to Calcutta.  Not set in Middle Ages, but provides an interesting cultural profile."
Eric the Red and Leif the Lucky (Adventures in the New World)
Eric the Red and Leif the Lucky (Adventures in the New World)
Shadow Spinner (A Jean Karl Book)
Shadow Spinner (A Jean Karl Book)
"Consider as a read-aloud.  Story about the woman who saved all the women of Persia by telling stories to the Sultan for 1001 nights."
Life in a Pueblo (Native Nations of North America)
Life in a Pueblo (Native Nations of North America)
"Full color photos and clear text illustrate the culture and lifestyle of native americans,prior to the European arrival."
Call It Courage
Call It Courage
"Son of a Polynesian tribal chief conquers his fear. Newberry award"
The Rat-Catcher's Son and other stories
The Rat-Catcher's Son and other stories
"A collection of African folk-lore tales"
The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: The Middle Ages: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance (Second Revised Edition)  (Vol. 2)  (Story of the World)
The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: The Middle Ages: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance (Second Revised Edition) (Vol. 2) (Story of the World)
"We use this book for 2nd grade.  The vignettes are told in a story fashion, which makes it intersting for all ages."
The Story of the World, Activity book two, The Middle Ages: From the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance
The Story of the World, Activity book two, The Middle Ages: From the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance
"Contains games, mapwork, and recipes, as well as excellent suggestions for further reading.  The comprehension questions are helpful and the answers are provided for the parent/teacher.  Craft ideas were straightforward and inexpensive."
The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: The Middle Ages: Tests and Answer Key (Vol. 2)  (Story of the World)
The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: The Middle Ages: Tests and Answer Key (Vol. 2) (Story of the World)
"I only require verbal answers to the questions in Bauer's Activity Book, and then we periodically use this test book to confirm retention."