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At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England - Walter Dean Myers
At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England
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Biography of the African princess saved from execution and taken to England where Queen Victoria oversaw her upbringing and where she lived for a time before marrying an African missionary.
Biography of the African princess saved from execution and taken to England where Queen Victoria oversaw her upbringing and where she lived for a time before marrying an African missionary.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780590486699 (0590486691)
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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Chance's Take on Books rated it
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What is commendable about this work is that Walter Dean Myers has unearthed an amazing story that otherwise would have been lost forever in a decaying package of letters and diary entries in the British Royal archives. Myers hired professional researchers to ensure accuracy in his telling of Sarah F...
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4.0 At Her Majesty's Request
I'm having a hard time putting into words why I enjoyed this so much. It's a really slim little book and there is so much about Sarah's life that we can never know. And yet I found myself really absorbed in Meyer's account of what little we do know about Sarah - that she was orphaned by 6, saved fro...
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