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Prisoners in the palace : how Victoria became queen with the help of her maid, a reporter, and a scoundrel : a novel of intrigue and romance

Author: Michaela MacColl
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recently orphaned and destitute, seventeen-year-old Liza Hastings earns a position as a lady's maid to sixteen-year-old Princess Victoria at Kensington Palace in 1836, the year before Victoria becomes Queen of England.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
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Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michaela MacColl
ISBN: 9780811873000 0811873005
OCLC Number: 607980575
Notes: "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket flap.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 367 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Michaela MacColl.

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A YA (12 and up) debut novel set in Victorian England and based on newfound knowledge of the childhood and adolescence of Queen Victoria.  Read more...

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"a whip-smart, spunky protagonist and a worthy heroine to root for. delightful"-Publishers Weekly

 
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