Castle Diary: The Journal of Tobias Burgess by Richard Platt

Written in diary format, Castle Diary tells the story of one year (1285) in the life of a young boy sent to be a page at his aunt and uncle’s castle. He begins learning things he will eventually need to know to become a knight. The end is a section of information about castles, the fuedal system, and knights. This is an excellent book for elementary school age kids interested in or studying castles, knights, and medieval times.

5 (out of 5) Stars

Books Read in 2017: 106 (this book is not counted toward annual total)
Pages Read in 2017: 29,196
Read 52 Books in 52 Weeks (more book reviews!)
Reason I Chose It: Pre-reading for Adrian for Next School Year

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