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Anacaona, Golden Flower (Royal Diaries)

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Edwidge Danticat, the award-winning, best-selling author of THE FARMING OF BONES and KRIK? KRAK! offers a powerful addition to The Royal Diaries series with the story of Haiti's heroic queen Anacaona.

With her signature narrative grace, Edwidge Danticat brings Haiti's beautiful queen Anacaona to life. Queen Anacaona was the wife of one of her island's rulers, and a composer of songs and poems, making her popular among her people. Haiti was relatively quiet until the Spanish conquistadors discovered the island and began to settle there in 1492.

The Spaniards treated the natives very cruelly, and when the natives revolted, the Spanish governor of Haiti ordered the arrests of several native nobles, including Anacaona, who was eventually captured and executed, to the horror of her people.

Synopsis:

Danticat brings Haiti's beautiful and heroic queen to life. Queen Anacaona's island was peaceful until the Spanish explorers conquered it in 1492. The conquistadors were cruel to Anacaona's people, and when they revolted, their queen was resigned to a tragic fate.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439499064
Author:
Danticat, Edwidge
Publisher:
Scholastic Inc.
Subject:
Royalty (kings queens princes princesses knights etc.)
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical - Other
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Diaries
Subject:
Biographical - Other
Subject:
Historical / Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Kings, queens, rulers, etc.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Royal Diaries
Publication Date:
20050401
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.38 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Danticat brings Haiti's beautiful and heroic queen to life. Queen Anacaona's island was peaceful until the Spanish explorers conquered it in 1492. The conquistadors were cruel to Anacaona's people, and when they revolted, their queen was resigned to a tragic fate.
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