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Elementary: Historical Fiction, Queens & Kings

Posted by Natalie Bernstein on July 26, 2011

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    The king's swift rider

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    The king's swift rider : a novel on Robert the Bruce

    Hunter, Mollie, 1922-

    Unwilling to fight but feeling a sense of duty, sixteen-year-old Martin joins Scotland's rebel army as a swift rider and master of espionage for the leader, Robert the Bruce.

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    The king's shadow

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    The king's shadow

    Alder, Elizabeth.

    After he is orphaned and has his tongue cut out in a clash with the bullying sons of a Welsh noble, Evyn is sold as a slave and serves many masters, from the gracious Lady Swan Neck to the valiant Harold Godwinson, England's last Saxon king.

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    How the Amazon queen fought the prince of Egypt

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    How the Amazon queen fought the prince of Egypt

    Bower, Tamara.

    Serpot, ruler of a land where women live free, without men, leads her Amazon warriors in battle against Prince Pedikhons of Egypt, who has come to see for himself if women can equal men, even in battle. Includes notes about Assyrian and Egyptian culture and hieroglyphics.

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    His Majesty, Queen Hatshepsut

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    His Majesty, Queen Hatshepsut

    Carter, Dorothy Sharp.

    A fictionalized account of the life of Hatshepsut, a queen in ancient Egypt who declared herself king and ruled as such for more than twenty years.

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    The king's swift rider

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    The king's swift rider : a novel on Robert the Bruce

    Hunter, Mollie, 1922-

    Unwilling to fight but feeling a sense of duty, sixteen-year-old Martin joins Scotland's rebel army as a swift rider and master of espionage for the leader, Robert the Bruce.

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    Victoria

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    Victoria : May blossom of Britannia

    Kirwan, Anna.

    In 1829, nine-year-old Victoria begins a journal chronicling her life as an English princess. Includes information on the reign, marriage, and family life of Queen Victoria and English civilization during that period.

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    A proud taste for scarlet and miniver

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    A proud taste for scarlet and miniver

    Konigsburg, E. L.

    While waiting in heaven for divine judgement to be passed on her second husband, Eleanor of Aquitaine and three of the people who knew her well recall the events of her life.

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    Striped ships, the

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    Striped ships, the

    McGraw, Eloise

    Juliana, an eleven-year-old Saxon girl, loses her home and fmaily when the Normans conquer England in 1066 and seeks to order her life by becoming involved in the creation of the Bayeux tapestry.

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    Beware, Princess Elizabeth

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    Beware, Princess Elizabeth

    Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-

    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.

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    Doomed Queen Anne

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    Doomed Queen Anne

    Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-

    In 1520, thirteen-year-old Anne Boleyn, jealous of her older sister's beauty and position at court, declares that she will one day be queen of England, and that her sister will kneel at her feet.

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    Patience, Princess Catherine

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    Patience, Princess Catherine

    Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-

    In 1501 fifteen-year-old Catharine of Aragon arrives in England to marry Arthur, the eldest son of King Henry VII, but soon finds her expectations of a happy settled life radically changed when Arthur unexpectedly dies and her future becomes the subject of a bitter dispute between the kingdoms of England and Spain.

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    Mary, Bloody Mary

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    Mary, Bloody Mary

    Meyer, Carolyn.

    Mary Tudor, who would reign briefly as Queen of England during the mid-sixteenth century, tells the story of her troubled childhood as daughter of King Henry VIII.

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    Nine days a queen

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    Nine days a queen : the short life and reign of Lady Jane Grey

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    Presents a fictional autobiography of Lady Jane Grey in which she tells the story of her life, from age nine to sixteen when she was executed after being queen of England for only nine days.

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    The redheaded princess

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    The redheaded princess : a novel

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    In 1542, nine-year-old Lady Elizabeth lives on an estate near London, striving to get back into the good graces of her father, King Henry VIII, and as the years pass she faces his death and those of other close relatives until she finds herself next in line to ascend the throne of England in 1558.

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    Elisabeth

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    Elisabeth : the princess bride

    Denenberg, Barry.

    Presents the fictionalized diary of Princess Elisabeth in which she describes her unexpected engagement and marriage to her cousin Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria in 1853-54. Includes historical notes concerning her life as Empress.

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    Catherine

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    Catherine : the great journey

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    A fictional diary of Princess Sophie, later named Catherine, from 1743 until 1745, when at age fifteen she is married to her second cousin Peter, Grand Duke of Russia, who will one day be Emperor. Includes historical notes on her later life.

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    Cleopatra VII, daughter of the Nile

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    Cleopatra VII, daughter of the Nile

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    While her father is in hiding after attempts on his life, twelve-year-old Cleopatra records in her diary how she fears for her own safety and hopes to survive to become Queen of Egypt some day.

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    Eleanor

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    Eleanor : crown jewel of Aquitaine

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    The diary of Eleanor, first daughter of the duke of Aquitaine, from 1136 until 1137, when at age fifteen she becomes queen of France. Includes historical notes on her later life.

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    Sondok

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    Sondok : princess of the moon and stars

    Holman, Sheri.

    In a series of messages placed in her grandmother's ancestral jar, a seventh century princess and future ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla vents her frustration at not being permitted to study astronomy because she is a girl.

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    Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles

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    Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles

    Lasky, Kathryn

    In 1769, thirteen-year-old Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, daughter of Empress Maria Theresa, begins a ournal chronicling her life at the Austrian court and her preparation for her future role as queen of France.

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    Elizabeth I, red rose of the House of Tudor

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    Elizabeth I, red rose of the House of Tudor

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    In a series of diary entries, Princess Elizabeth, the eleven-year-old daughter of King Henry VIII, celebrates holidays and birthdays, relives her mother's execution, revels in her studies, and agonizes over her father's health.

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    Marie Antoinette, Princess of Versailles

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    Marie Antoinette, Princess of Versailles

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    In 1769, thirteen-year-old Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, daughter of Empress Maria Theresa, begins a journal chronicling her life at the Austrian court and her preparations for her future role as queen of France.

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    Mary, Queen of Scots, queen without a country

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    Mary, Queen of Scots, queen without a country

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Mary, the young Scottish queen, writes in her diary about her experiences living at the court of France's King Henry II as she awaits her marriage to Henry's son, Francis.

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    Nzingha, warrior queen of Matamba

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    Nzingha, warrior queen of Matamba

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Fictional diary of thirteen-year-old Nzingha, a sixteenth-century West African princess who loves to hunt and hopes to lead her kingdom one day against the invasion of the Portuguese slave traders.

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    Isabel: Jewel of Castilla

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    Isabel: Jewel of Castilla

    Meyer, Carolyn

    While waiting anxiously for others to choose a husband for her, Isabel, the future Queen of Spain, keeps a diary account of her life as a member of the royal family.

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    Anastasia, the last Grand Duchess

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    Anastasia, the last Grand Duchess

    Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-

    A novel in diary form in which the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II describes the privileged life her family led up until the time of World War I and the tragic events that befell them.

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    Kristina

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    Kristina : the girl king

    Meyer, Carolyn.

    Presents the fictionalized diary of the highly unconventional Kristina who became queen of Sweden in the seventeenth century.

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    The princess in the tower

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    The princess in the tower

    Stewart, Sharon (Sharon Roberta), 1944-

    Based upon the true story of Marie Therese, the young princess wonders about her own fate after her father is sent to the guillotine, her mother is taken away, and she is imprisoned in the Tower of the Temple.

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    Girl in a cage

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    Girl in a cage

    Yolen, Jane.

    As English armies invade Scotland in 1306, eleven-year-old Princess Marjorie, daughter of the newly crowned Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, is captured by England's King Edward Longshanks and held in a cage on public display.

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    Queen's own fool

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    Queen's own fool : a novel of Mary Queen of Scots

    Yolen, Jane.

    When twelve-year-old Nicola leaves Troupe Brufort and serves as the fool for Mary, Queen of Scots, she experiences the political and religious upheavals in both France and Scotland.

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