Geek Out!: A Modern Nerd's Guide to Renaissance Fairs, 1st Edition

  • Jill Keppeler
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1538240254
  • ISBN-13: 9781538240250
  • DDC: 394
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Did you know that you can travel through time? You don't need a time machine or magical powers; you just need to visit a Renaissance fair. This book will introduce young readers to the wonderful world of Renaissance fairs and festivals, providing an age-appropriate peek into the history and background of these imaginative events. Through colorful photographs and intriguing graphics, readers will be immersed in these events, learning about exciting festival features such as jousting, music, characters, and artisans. They'll learn about how they can step into the history and magic themselves.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Time of Lords and Ladies.
2: Fair History.
3: Really Renaissance?.
4: Cast of Characters.
5: The Thunder of Hooves.
6: Pipes on the Wind.
7: The World's a Stage.
8: Works of Art.
9: Dress the Part.
10: Fantasy and History.
11: Enjoy the Journey.
12: Go Ye Forth!.
For More Information.
Other Backmatter.