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Robin Hood Book List

From Page to Stage – Gere Library ROBIN HOOD Reading List

Put on your green hat and check out one of these items from the Gere Library to enhance your visit to
THE SOMEWHAT TRUE TALE OF ROBIN HOOD!

Children

Magic By The Book
By: Nina Bernstein
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Neither Anne nor Emily remembered choosing the book at the library, but when as they read it, the boundary between their world and the one described in the book disappears. Suddenly they are in Sherwood Forest, where they join Robin Hood's band. The further adventures that await Anne, Emily, and their brother, Will, are the kind they had always dreamed about.

The World Of King Arthur And His Court: People, Places, Legend, And Lore
By: Kevin Crossley-Holland
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Surveys the known history of King Arthur, the legends and lore surrounding him, his treatment in literature, and the possible historical background of his associates and stories.

Outlaw
By: Tony Lee
j Lee or YA (Graphic Novel) Lee
In the depths of the forest, Robin raises an army to challenge the evil Sheriff. Wearing a dark hood for disguise and with his unparalleled gift for the bow, Robin quickly becomes an outlaw, fighting the forces of evil for the good of the poor.

Outlaw Princess of Sherwood
By: Nancy Springer
j Springer
King Solon the Red attempts to capture his runaway daughter Ettarde and force her into marriage with a rival king who has been threatening his reign.

Robin Hood And The Golden Arrow
By: Robert D. San Souci
jP San Souci
Retells, in easy text, of the Sheriff of Nottingham's plot to hold an archery contest in order to capture the outlaw Robin Hood, but Robin and his band of merry men arrive in disguise with a plan of their own.

The Young Oxford Book Of Folk Tales
By: Kevin Crossley-Holland
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This is a collection of 35 folk tales from all over the world. You'll meet ghosts, spirits, robbers, princesses, sharks, and tigers, wealthy sultans and hungry peasants, fair maidens and cackling witches, rainbow birds and laughing fish. The stories are romantic, funny, sad, exciting, miraculous, and exotic.

Adults

The Complete Fairy Tales Of The Brothers Grimm
By: Jacob Grimm
398.2 Gri 2003
a new translation of 239 fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm. Also includes a listing of their oral and or literary sources.

Hood
By: Stephen R. Lawhead
Lawhead
Hunted like an animal by Norman invaders, Bran ap Brychan, heir to the throne Elfael, has abandoned his father's kingdom and fled to the greenwood. There, in the primeval forest of the Welsh borders, danger surrounds him--for this woodland is a living, breathing entity with mysterious powers and secrets, and Bran must find a way to make it his own if he is to survive.

Robin Hood
DVD Robin Hood
In 13th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power. And whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people.

The Very Best Of Charles De Lint
By: Charles DeLint
DeLint (SF)
These retold fairy tales and modern myths redefine magic through de Lint's enchanted characters: playful Crow Girls sneaking into the homes of their sleeping neighbors; a graffiti artist risking everything to expose a long-standing conspiracy; a half-human girl choosing between her village and her strange birthright; and an unrepentant trickster throwing one last party in his folkloric tradition.

The Medieval Cookbook
By: Maggie Black
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This cookbook offers a selection of 50 recipes drawn from medieval manuscripts which have been adapted for the modern cook. Illustrated with scenes from medieval life, the dishes reflect the food eaten by many branches of society. The book ends with a section on herbs and medicines.

The Time Traveler's Guide To Medieval England: A Handbook For Visitors To The Fourteenth Century
By: Ian Mortimer
942.03 Mor
The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England is not your typical look at a historical period. This radical new approach shows us that the past is not just something to be studied; it is also something to be lived. All facets of everyday life in this fascinating period are revealed, from the horrors of the plague and war to the ridiculous excesses of roasted larks and medieval haute couture.
Recommendations complied by Gere Staff
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