After the death of her father, King Henry VIII, in 1547, thirteen-year-old Elizabeth must endure the political intrigues and dangers of the reigns of her half brother Edward and her half sister Mary before finally becoming Queen of England eleven years later.
About the Author
Carolyn Meyer is the acclaimed author of more than fifty books for young people. Her many award-winning novels include "Mary, Bloody Mary"--an ABA's Pick of the Lists, an NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults--and "Marie, Dancing", a Book Sense Pick. She is also the author of "Cleopatra Confesses "and "Victoria Rebels". She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and you can visit her at ReadCarolyn.com.
"High drama. . . . The elements of Elizabeth's life remain irresistible."--Booklist "Gripping."--School Library Journal