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Middle Ages

Middle Ages

The Middle Ages, or Medieval period, lasted from the 5th to the 15th century. This period is known for barbarian invasions, the Plague, Feudalism (a social structure of knights, nobles & peasants), Castles & the Crusades.

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Non-Fiction Books:

You Wouldnt Want to be in a Medieval Dungeon Theres a Rat in my Soup The Miserable Life of Medieval Peasants Stonemason
Lady of the Manor Dont Let the Barber Pull Your Teeth Medieval Life Meieval Castle Adventures Art
Medieval Science Did Castles Have Bathrooms Good Masters Sweet Ladies You Wouldnt Want to be a Medieval Knight
Archers Alchemists etc The Crafts and Culture of a Medieval Town Arts and Crafts Knights and Castles Castles and Knights
Eyewitness Knight Life During Medieval Times Meet the Medievals The Black Death

Fiction Books:

Run Far Run Fast Beowulf a Heros Tale Retold Chaucers Canterbury Tales Whittington
Crispin The Door in the Wall The Executioners Daughter The Midwifes Apprentice
The Ramsay Scallop Brother Hugo and the Bear
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The Great Depression

The Great Depression

The Great Depression is a time in United States history during which there was a large number of people unemployed. A lot businesses failed because people did not have money to buy anything. The Great Depression started when stock market prices began to fall on September 4, 1929 and crashed on October 29, 1929, also known as Black Tuesday. The Great Depression lasted through the middle of the 1930s.

The websites and books on this page will help you learn about what life was like during The Great Depression. It was a very hard time but many, many people who lived through it remember it as a time when families and friends helped each other and relied on each other for even basic needs look food and shelter.

Websites:

Non-Fiction Books:

The Great American Dust Bowl The Great Depression Why Did the Great Depression Happen The Great Depression 2
The Great Depression and World War II 1930s Children of the Dust Bowl Migrant Mother
Children of the Great Depression The Great Depression For Kids Welcome to Kits World

Fiction Books:

Letters From Hillside Farm Annie Troubled Times The Great Depression The Carpenters Gift
Moon Over Manifest The Blue Comet Better to Wish My Name is Rachel
The Miners Daughter The Luck of the Buttons Wingwalker

 

Here are some stories about the Great Depression – the characters all live Indiana:
The Dark Didnt Catch Me The Mighty Miss Malone Chig and the Second Spread Christmas After All
Blossoms on the Roof

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Skeletal System

Skeletal System
skeleton diagram The Skeletal System is made up of the 206 bones that hold the body up.

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Books:

Skeletal System Bones Broken Bones Bones 2
Your 206 Bones Your Skeletal System Skeletons and Exoskeletons Body Bones
Bone By Bone Bones 3 Jakes Bones Super Skeleton
The Skeletal System You Cant See Your Bones With Binoculars
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Nervous System

Nervous System
nervoussystem The Nervous System coordinates the voluntary and involuntary movements of the body. It includes the brain, the spinal chord and the nerves.The Control Center

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Books:

Nervous System Nervous System 2 Nerves Its All In Your Head
Your Nervous System Brain Works Brilliant Brain The Brain
The Nervous System
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Muscular System

Muscular System

The Bundles of Energy

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The Muscular System moves the body, gives it posture and circulates the blood. It is made up of three types of muscles: skeletal, smooth & cardiac muscles.

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Your Muscular System Muscular System Muscles How Do My Muscles Get Strong
Muscles 2 Musculoskeletal System and the Skin The Muscular System 2
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