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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: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
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 9781452119588 1452119589
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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Starred Review: "Through the eyes of her maid, readers get to know Princess Victoria during the year before she becomes queen. Down on her luck when the deaths of her parents leave her penniless and Read more...

 
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