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Kristina, the Girl King, Sweden 1638 (Royal Diaries)

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ISBN13: 9780439249768
ISBN10: 0439249767
Condition: Standard
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Carolyn Meyer, author of best-selling ROYAL DIARIES Isabel and Anastasia, now brings to the series this compelling story of Kristina, The Girl King, from 17th-century Sweden.

Upon discovering that their newborn infant was, in fact, female and not male as first thought, Queen Marie Eleonore wailed inconsolably and King Gustavus Adolphus declared, nevertheless, that the child be raised as a prince. At age six, upon the death of her father, the child Kristina, was proclaimed King of Sweden, with regents assigned to council until she assumes the throne at age eighteen. And indeed, her life followed her father's plan. We meet Kristina when she's almost twelve years old and eschewing feminine practices but reveling in the study of military tactics,

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Upon discovering that their newborn infant was, in fact, female and not male as first thought, Queen Marie Eleonore wailed inconsolably and King Gustavus Adolphus declared, nevertheless, that the child be raised as a prince. At age six, upon the death of

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Meyer offers a revealing look at Kristina, who was raised by the King and Queen of Sweden as a prince rather than a princess and assumed the throne as King at the age of 18.

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missmilligan, May 21, 2008 (view all comments by missmilligan)
Well I have this book and i have read it!

They have done a rather good job explaining it in a quik summary knd of thing! Thye give you a great story line i say!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780439249768
Author:
Meyer, Carolyn
Publisher:
Scholastic Inc.
Author:
Meyer, Carolyn
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Diaries
Subject:
Kings, queens, rulers, etc.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Royal Diaries
Series Volume:
no. 272
Publication Date:
20030501
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.38 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
09-14

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Product details 176 pages Scholastic Press - English 9780439249768 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Upon discovering that their newborn infant was, in fact, female and not male as first thought, Queen Marie Eleonore wailed inconsolably and King Gustavus Adolphus declared, nevertheless, that the child be raised as a prince. At age six, upon the death of
"Synopsis" by , Meyer offers a revealing look at Kristina, who was raised by the King and Queen of Sweden as a prince rather than a princess and assumed the throne as King at the age of 18.
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