Adam of the Road Author:Elizabeth Janet Gray, Robert Lawson (Illustrator) Set in 13th-century England, this is the story of 11-year-old Adam, the son of Roger the Minstrel. While traveling with his father, Adam first loses his dog, Nick, to kidnappers. Then, as he frantically searches for Nick, Adam becomes separated from his father. Desperate, Adam travels through England visiting fairs and marketplaces
Oh, this takes me back to Jr. High days! The story of a young boy separated from his juggler father and the ensuing search for family and daily protection and food, were and introduction to life in the Middle Ages. It was a delight to read 60 years ago.
Fantastic story of a boy & his adventures set in the Middle Ages. My girls loved it as a read-aloud, & I'm sure boys would like it even better. It's one of my family's all time favorite read-aloud books!