Stone arcade with shadows in Italian town of Pratovecchio
Deeper into The Wounded Book for Readers

Do you want to know more about the world of THE WOUNDED BOOK? Check out these fun links and books.


Michael of Rhodes: a first-hand account of ships and travel in the middle ages. Click here for interactive journey map and ship info.

A very old city:

The modern city of Istanbul was built on top of Constantinople, but you can see very cool computer reconstructions of the great palace here at Byzantium 1200.

An old way to make music:

Interested in a quickie music lesson with Guido of Arezzo? This is how Bella tried to teach Perpetua. You’ll probably have better success.

More books:

Do Re Mi: If You Can Read Music, Thank Guido d’Arezzo by Susan L. Roth with Angelo Mafucci. Houghton $17 (40p) ISBN 978-0-618-46572-9. I like picture books because they help me imagine unfamiliar places. Maybe you will like this one too?

Archers, Alchemists, and 98 Other Medieval Jobs You Might Have Loved or Loathed. Jobs in History Series. by Priscilla Galloway, Martha Newbigging (Illustrator). Click here for more about this book.

Click here to read part of Chapter 1 online.

© Laurel Decher, 2018

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