Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest

10 best books like Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest (Ann McGovern): The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, Lady of the Forest, Sarah, Plain and Tall, Henry Huggins, The Sword in the Tree, Sherwood, Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood, Maid Marian, The Adventures of Robin Hood, Da Vinci

The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street
AuthorKarina Yan Glaser
ISBN0544876393
The Vanderbeekers have always lived in the brownstone on 141st Street. It's practically another member of the family. So when their reclusive, curmudgeonly landlord decides not to renew their lease, the five siblings have eleven days to do whatever it takes to stay in their beloved home and convince...
AuthorJennifer Roberson
ISBN0821748912
As the gates of Ravenskeep swing open and a young woman flees into the primeval depths of Sherwood Forest and into the arms of the man she loves, a saga of exceptional power and remarkable passion begins...

He is Sir Robery Locksley--the heroic nobleman who has turned his back on all he knows to...
Sarah, Plain and Tall
AuthorPatricia MacLachlan
ISBN0618062416
This beloved Newbery Medal–winning book is the first of five books in Patricia MacLachlan's chapter book series about the Witting family.

Set in the late nineteenth century and told from young Anna's point of view, Sarah, Plain and Tall tells the story of how Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton comes...
Henry Huggins
AuthorBeverly Cleary
ISBN0688213855
In the first novel from Newbery Award-winning author Beverly Cleary, boys and girls alike will instantly be charmed by an average boy whose life is turned upside down when he meets a lovable puppy with a nose for mischief.

Just as Henry Huggins is complaining that nothing exciting ever happens,...
The Sword in the Tree
AuthorClyde Robert Bulla
ISBN0064421325
In the days of King Arthur there stood a mighty oak tree within the walls of a castle. Peace reigned in the castle until the fearsome night when Lionel, longlost brother of Lord Weldon, returned to cause trouble and unhappiness.

It was then that Shan, the son of Lord Weldon, took on the duties of...
AuthorParke Godwin
ISBN0380709953
Update note, Dec. 24, 2012 --That book mentioned in the first paragraph below, that I couldn't recall the author or title of when I wrote this review, was Robin Hood (1912) written by Henry Gilbert.

My first literary introduction to the Robin Hood legend came as a seven- year old kid, through...
AuthorTony Lee
ISBN0763644005
The year is 1192.

Prince John is getting fat and wealthy on blood money while the king fights in Jerusalem. When Robin of Loxley returns home from the Crusades, he soon discovers that things are not as they should be. The sheriff now governs Nottingham with an iron fist.

In the haunted...
AuthorElsa Watson
ISBN1400082765
An irresistible reimagining of the Robin Hood legend, Maid Marian brings to life the rollicking—and romantic—world of the Middle Ages.

An orphan and heiress to a large country estate, Marian Fitzwater is wed at the age of five to an equally young nobleman, Lord Hugh of Sencaster, a union...
The Adventures of Robin Hood
AuthorJoseph Walker McSpadden
ISBN0762421975
The classic story of the man who robbed from the rich to give to the poor comes alive with vibrant illustrations from celebrated artist Greg Hildebrandt. Escape to Sherwood Forest and join the jolly Fellowship of the Greenwood with these rollicking tales of the celebrated archer and gentleman thief....
Da Vinci
AuthorMike Venezia
ISBN0516422758
Author/Illustrator Mike Venezia has been getting to know the world's greatest artists for as long as he can remember. A graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Mike believes the best way to introduce children to art and artists is through fun. If children can look at art in a fun way, and...
Detectives in Togas
AuthorHenry Winterfeld
ISBN0152162801
In these two delightful history-mysteries, seven boys in Ancient Rome solve strange crimes . . . thanks to some help from their cranky teacher, a little bit of logic, and a lot of amusing misadventure.

Yes, Rufus wrote CAIUS IS A DUMBBELL on his tablet at school, but no, he did not break into the...
Hades and the Helm of Darkness
AuthorJoan Holub
ISBN1442452684
The Heroes in Training are entering the Underworld—if Hades can conquer his canine fears, that is.

The Underworld usually isn’t really meant to be a fun place—but tell that to Hades! He loves the dark and the stinky smell of sulfur. However, there is one thing that Hades is not a fan of:...
Book Girl: A Journey Through the Treasures and Transforming Power of a Reading Life
AuthorSarah Clarkson
ISBN1496425804
When you hear a riveting story, does it thrill your heart and stir your soul? Do you hunger for truth and goodness? Do you secretly relate to Belle's delight in the library in Beauty and the Beast?

If so, you may be on your way to being a book girl.

Books were always Sarah Clarkson's delight....
The Houdini Box
AuthorBrian Selznick
ISBN0689844514
Victor is forever trying to escape from locked trunks, walk through walls, and perform any number of Houdini's astonishing magic tricks...without success. Then -- amazingly -- he actually meets his idol, and begs Houdini to explain himself. A mysterious locked box is the magician's only answer,...
The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden
AuthorKarina Yan Glaser
ISBN1328770028
Return to Harlem's "wildly entertaining" family in this funny, heartwarming sequel. When catastrophe strikes their beloved upstairs neighbors, the Vanderbeeker children set out to build the best, most magical healing garden in Harlem—in spite of a locked fence, thistles and trash, and the conflicting...
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