Weird But True Know-It-All: Middle Ages (Weird But True!)

by Michael Burgan (Author)

Weird But True Know-It-All: Middle Ages (Weird But True!)
Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
Series: Weird But True!

The Middle Ages come to life in this latest installment in the hit Weird But True Know-It-All series, featuring stories of legendary rulers, epic castles, menacing weaponry, and more!

Vikings are known for being fierce warriors. But did you know that they used tug-of-war to train for battle--and that the losing team was pulled into a pit of fire?

Europe was ravaged by the plague during the Middle Ages. But did you know that the secret ingredient in one cure concocted by medieval doctors was ... "dragons' blood"?!

Go beyond the Middle Ages of Europe to explore great empires around the globe, including Ottoman, Shona, Aztec, and the Song dynasty. From Joan of Arc to Genghis Khan, incredible inventions to eyebrow-raising medieval medicines, you'll know it all by the time you finish this book.

Packed with important historical information along with the wackiest and weirdest facts ever about the Middle Ages!

Complete your collection with:

Weird But True Know-It-All U.S. Presidents
Weird But True Know-It-All Greek Mythology
Weird But True Know-It-All Ancient Egypt
Weird But True Know-It-All Rocks and Minerals

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Michael Burgan
Michael Burgan has written more than two dozen biographies for young readers, including Who Is Richard Branson?, Who Was Henry Ford?, Who Was H. J. Heinz?, and Who Was Theodore Roosevelt?
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
National Geographic Kids
Publication date
March 21, 2023
Weird But True!
BISAC categories
JNF025100 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Medieval
Library of Congress categories
Middle Ages
Civilization, Medieval
Trivia and miscellanea
Medieval civilization

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