HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Jahanara: Princess of Princesses, India,…
Loading...

Jahanara: Princess of Princesses, India, 1627 (The Royal Diaries) (edition 2002)

by Kathryn Lasky

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
445823,513 (3.63)8
Member:Gymfan15
Title:Jahanara: Princess of Princesses, India, 1627 (The Royal Diaries)
Authors:Kathryn Lasky
Info:Scholastic Inc. (2002), Hardcover, 186 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:
Tags:None

Work details

Jahanara, Princess of Princesses by Kathryn Lasky

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 8 mentions

Showing 1-5 of 9 (next | show all)
I loved the detail of this book and how I could be there with the royal family. ( )
  SRaval | Nov 25, 2012 |
I absolutely love the entire Royal Diaries series. They are all incredibly brilliant. MY favorite are Jahanara, Eleanor and Lady of Ch'iao Kuo. They're a great way to learn history. ( )
  benuathanasia | Sep 5, 2012 |
Jahanara is a princess in 1627 India with wealth beyond belief. What she doesn't posses is self-determination because she is protected with buildings, walls, culture, and veils. As a young adult she explores her world and finds that she has more power than she first thought. This historical fiction for youth will take you to another time and culture. Enjoy! ( )
  VaterOlsen | Jun 9, 2011 |
Beginning in !627, Princess Jahanara, first daughter of Shah Jahan of India's Moghul Dynasty, writes in her diary about political intrigues, weddings, battles, and other experiences of her life. Includes historical notes on Jahanara's later life and on the Moghul Empire.
  hgcslibrary | Nov 29, 2009 |
An amazing book about a girl who's dad is crowned emperor of India. Although, her stepgrandmother (the snake) coils into her dreams at night and in her dreams the grandmother tries to kill the younger brothers by biting them with her "fangs".
  lbaldaccini | Dec 12, 2008 |
Showing 1-5 of 9 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0439223504, Hardcover)

Experience the sumptuous wealth and the unforgettable drama within the Moghul Dynasty of seventeenth-century India through Newbery Honor- author Kathryn Lasky's diary of Princess Jahanara.

In the 1600s, the Moghul emperors of India were among the greatest and most superb rulers of the East. Jahanara is the daughter of one of these powerful figures, Shah Jahan, The Magnificent. A lover of refinement, his courts are of the finest architecture, priceless painting, unbelievable gardens, and ultra-fabulous wealth. Jahanara, the oldest and favorite of his children, is showered with emeralds and diamonds and rubies. She is attended by numerous servants and learned tutors. But her world is not one of complete

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:21:54 -0400)

Beginning in 1627, Princess Jahanara, first daughter of Shah Jahan of India's Mogul Dynasty, writes in her diary about political intrigues, weddings, battles, and other experiences of her life. Includes historical notes on Jahanara's later life and on the Mogul Empire.… (more)

(summary from another edition)

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
6 avail.
14 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.63)
0.5 1
1
1.5 1
2 4
2.5 2
3 21
3.5 4
4 23
4.5 2
5 13

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 91,491,349 books! | Top bar: Always visible