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43 Results
Kristina : the girl king —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2003
9 available of 15 items

The diary of Kristina, Queen of Sweden in the 17th century.

Isabel : jewel of Castilla —Meyer, Carolyn.
Book
2000
16 available of 17 items

While waiting anxiously for others to choose a husband for her, Isabella, the future Queen of Spain, keeps a diary account of her life as a member of the royal family.

Anastasia : the last Grand Duchess, Russia, 1914 —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2013
32 available of 32 items

A novel in diary form in which the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II describes the privileged life her family led up until the time of World War I and the tragic events that befell them.

Houdini
DVD
2014
5 available of 6 items

Before David Blaine and David Copperfield, there was one man whose name was synonymous with being the master of illusion and escape - Harry Houdini. It follows the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espion...

The wild queen : the days and nights of Mary, Queen of Scots —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2012
4 available of 5 items

Convicted of plotting against her cousin Queen Elizabeth I of England and awaiting execution in 1587, Mary Stuart, queen of Scotland, recounts her life story, including becoming a widow at age eighteen and her brutal cam...

Victoria rebels —Meyer, Carolyn.
Book
2013
8 available of 8 items

Through diary entries, reveals the life of Britain's strong-willed and short-tempered Queen Victoria from the age of eight through her twenty-fourth birthday, up to her third wedding anniversary with her beloved Albert i...

Mary, Bloody Mary —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2001
9 available of 9 items

Mary Tudor, who would reign briefly as Queen of England during the mid sixteenth century, tells the story of her troubled childhood as daughter of King Henry VIII.

Beware, Princess Elizabeth —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2001
6 available of 8 items

After the death of her father, King Henry VIII, in 1547, thirteen-year-old Elizabeth must endure the political intrigues and dangers of the reigns of her half-brother Edward and her half-sister Mary before finally becomi...

Anastasia and her sisters —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2015
4 available of 4 items

A novel in diary form in which the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II describes the privileged life her family led up until the time of World War I and the tragic events that befell them.

The bad queen : rules and instructions for Marie-Antoinette —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2010
1 available of 1 items

In eighteenth-century France, Marie-Antoinette rails against the rules of etiquette that govern her life even as she tries to fulfill her greatest obligation, giving birth to the next king, but she finds diversion in spe...

Duchessina : a novel of Catherine de Medici —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2007
4 available of 6 items

While her tyrannical family is out of favor in Italy, young Catherine de Medici is raised in convents, then in 1533, when she is fourteen, her uncle, Pope Clement VII, arranges for her marriage to prince Henri of France,...

Patience, Princess Catherine —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2004
3 available of 6 items

In 1501 fifteen-year-old Catharine of Aragon arrives in England to marry Arthur, the eldest son of King Henry VII, but soon finds her expectations of a happy settled life radically changed when Arthur unexpectedly dies a...

Marie, dancing —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2005
1 available of 2 items

A fictionalized autobiography of Marie Van Goethem, the impoverished student from the Paris Opéra ballet school who became the model for Edgar Degas's famous sculpture, "The Little Dancer."

Doomed Queen Anne —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2004
11 available of 12 items

In 1520, thirteen-year-old Anne Boleyn, jealous of her older sister's beauty and position at court, declares that she will one day be queen of England, and that her sister will kneel at her feet.

The mystery of the ancient Maya —Meyer, Carolyn.
Book
1985
1 available of 1 items

Explores the advanced civilization and unsolved mysteries of the Mayas, who reigned for six centuries and then disappeared.

Beauty's daughter : the story of Hermione and Helen of Troy —Meyer, Carolyn.
Book
2013
5 available of 5 items

When renowned beauty Helen runs off to Troy with Prince Paris, her enraged husband, King Menelaus, starts the Trojan War, leaving their plain daughter, Hermione, alone to witness the deaths of heroes on both sides and lo...

Patience, Princess Catherine —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2004
5 available of 5 items

In 1501 fifteen-year-old Catharine of Aragon arrives in England to marry Arthur, the eldest son of King Henry VII, but soon finds her expectations of a happy settled life radically changed when Arthur unexpectedly dies a...

Loving Will Shakespeare —Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-
Book
2006
6 available of 6 items

In Stratford-upon-Avon in the sixteenth century, Anne Hathaway suffers her stepmother's cruelty and yearns for love and escape, finally finding it in the arms of a boy she has grown up with, William Shakespeare.

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