Tales of a Scottish Grandfather by Sir Walter Scott
Originally written to his grandchildren about Scottish history, we read most of these books by Sir Walter Scott before we went to Scotland:
Volume 1- From Bannockburn to Flodden
Volume 2 -From Gileskirk to Greyfriars
Volume 3 - From Glencoe to Stirling
Volume 4 - From Montrose to Culloden
Memorial to Bonny Prince Charlie where he returned to Scotland
G. A. Henty Books based in Scotland:
Bonnie Prince Charlie
In Freedom's Cause
The Scottish Worthies - A book about most of the Scottish Reformers.
Stories of the Covenanters in Scotland - A book of three short stories about covenanters in Scotland, originally printed in the late 1800's.
Crown and Covenant Series - This is a series of three books by Douglas Bond. They are historical novels based in Scotland in the time of the covenanters. The three books are Duncan's War, King's Arrow and Rebels Keep.
Books on Scottish Battles:
Stirling Bridge and Falkirk 1297 - 98 William Wallace's rebellion
Bannockburn 1314 - Robert the Bruce's Greatest Victory
Culloden Moor 1746 - The death of the Jacobite cause
Other Books my Father Read:
John Knox - Trumpeter of God
Blind Harry's Wallace
The Life and African Explorations of Dr. David Livingston