Portrait of A Queen

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"A biography for teens on Queen Victoria (1819-1901). Her long reign was filled with drama, death, intrigue, and passion, and took place during a time of great transformation, an era that bears the imprint of her personality and values as well as that of her name--the Victorian period."--Provided by publisher.
Contents: Prologue. Long live the Queen!
England's hope
Growing pains
"Too happy!"
Prince versus Queen
Family life
The modern world
"Oh, this is death"
Where is Queen Victoria?
A tale of two prime ministers
"The Queen isenough to kill anyone"
The last procession
Great Britain's limited monarchy
The kings and queens of England and Great Britain
Queen Victoria's family tree
Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: B V6455re
Characteristics: 246 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 26 cm
ISBN: 9780544716148


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Dec 20, 2017

This is a beautifully made volume. The text is printed on glossy paper with wide margins and double spacing. Many interesting illustrations enrich the reading experience.
This story of Queen Victoria is dense with information and rich with quotations and anecdotes.


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