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Nine Days a Queen: The Short Life and Reign of Lady Jane Grey (2005)
by Ann Rinaldi
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I had freckles.
I had sandy hair. I was too short.
Would my feet even touch the ground if I sat on the throne?
These are the words of lady Jane Grey, as imagined by celebrated author Ann Rinaldi. Jane would become Queen of England for only nine days before being beheaded at the age of sixteen.
Here is a breathtaking story of English royalty with its pageantry, privilege, and surprising cruelty. As she did in her previous novel Mutiny's Daughter, Ms. Rinaldi uses powerful, evocative writing to bring to life a teenage girl caught in the grip of stirring times.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:24:40 -0400)
Presents a fictional autobiography of Lady Jane Grey in which she tells the story of her life, from age nine to sixteen when she was executed after being queen of England for only nine days.
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