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Synopses & Reviews
Poor Anne Hathaway is still living with her callous stepmother, and her prospects for marriage and a home of her own are becoming grim. However, she cant seem to get charismatic Will Shakespeare out of her mind--even though he is much too young for her. But then one day Will impulsively kisses his childhood friend Anne, changing the course of their lives forever.
Here is the story of the childhoods of and tumultuous romance between the boy who became the worlds most famous playwright and the spirited farmers daughter who became his wife. Carolyn Meyer has delivered a riveting historical tale about love, family, the pursuit of ones dreams--and the price one pays for each.
The latest installment in the acclaimed Young Royals series by a master of historical fiction tells the story of the powerful and passionate Mary Queen of Scots, who was widowed at eighteen, stripped of her throne, and set adrift, but never gave up her brutal campaign to regain her sovereignty.
The fascinating journey of a famous naturalist
Young Charley Darwin hated schoolandmdash;he much preferred to be outside studying birdsandrsquo; eggs, feathers, and insects. And so, at the age of twenty-one, he boarded a ship called HMS Beagle and spent five thrilling but dangerous years sailing around the world, studying plant and animal life that was beyond anything he could have imagined.
Here, historical novelist Carolyn Meyer tells the story of his unconventional adventures. Itandrsquo;s the story of a restless childhood, unrequited teenage love, and a passion for studying nature that was so great, Darwin would sacrifice everything to pursue it.
The passion and romance between the worlds most famous playwright and the woman who risked everything to be with him.
Everyone thought she could never be queen, but everyone was wrong
One woman survives many hazards to become the queen of France and one of the most powerful—and reviled—women of her time
This book of short stories explores how New Mexico's fascinating history and geography connect people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds. “Meyers writing style is accessible and engaging, making this a good read or an easy curriculum connection to the multicultural mainstream.”--Booklist
The story of Mary Tudors childhood is a classic fairy tale: A princess who is to inherit the throne of England is separated from her mother; abused by an evil stepmother who has enchanted her father; stripped of her title; and forced to care for her baby stepsister, who inherits Marys rights to the throne. Believe it or not, its all true. Told in the voice of the young Mary, this novel explores the history and intrigue of the dramatic rule of Henry VIII, his outrageous affair with and marriage to the bewitching Anne Boleyn, and the consequences of that relationship for his firstborn daughter. Carolyn Meyer has written a compassionate historical novel about love and loss, jealousy and fear--and a girls struggle with forces far beyond her control.
About the Author
CAROLYN MEYER is the award-winning author of more than forty books for young people, including Marie, Dancing; Loving Will Shakespeare; White Lilacs; and Mary, Bloody Mary, the acclaimed first book in the Young Royals series. She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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