BEAUTY'S DAUGHTER: The Story of Hermione and Helen of Troy
Hermione leaves Sparta, sails across the sea to Troy, witnesses the Trojan War, returns after a very long time to Greece, and goes off in search of her destiny.
What would this lovely young woman have to rebel against? Her strict and controlling mother, her mother's manipulative advisor, and the expectations of the English people that she remain forever sweet, innocent, and powerless.
HOTLINE - A series of contemporary YA novels, available exclusively as e-books.
BECAUSE OF LISSA - Hotline #1
Lissa's death comes as a brutal shock to her friends, but brainy Jenny, playboy Kurt, warm-hearted Angie, and outsider Lan form a crisis hotline at their high school to honor her memory and to help others. When Monica calls, they face their first major crisis.
THE PROBLEM WITH SIDNEY - Hotline #2
Getting too involved with a caller threatens the very existence of the hotline, but a girl who calls herself Sidney plays it for all it's worth.
GILLIAN'S CHOICE - Hotline #3
Angie knows all about tough choices. Maybe that's why she thinks she can help Gillian.
THE TWO FACES OF ADAM - Hotline #4
Lan has no doubts about where he stands on drugs. But what about his friend Adam?
THE WILD QUEEN: The Days and Nights of Mary, Queen of Scots
Daughter of the Scottish king, Mary leaves her homeland as a child, is sent to marry the future king of France, where life does not go according to plan. She returns to Scotland as a young woman to rule--a wild queen in a wild country.
Where the Broken Heart Still Beats: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker
Texas in the 19th century: Comanche Indians kidnap a white child, age 9. Cynthia Ann grows up with them, learns their language and culture, marries, has three children, and then is "rescued" against her will by the Texas Rangers 25 years later.
Based on actual events in a small Texas town in the 1920s, the story of Rose Lee Jefferson is set in the African American community of Freedomtown.
The sequel to WHITE LILACS, the story of Rose Lee Jefferson, her descendants, and her African-American community, continues here.
It is the first century B.C. Cleopatra, the third of the pharaoh's six children, is the one that her father has chosen to be the next queen of Egypt. But when King Ptolemy is forced into exile, Cleopatra is left alone to fend for herself in a palace rife with intrigue and murder.
The Bad Queen: Rules and Instructions for Marie-Antoinette
Now here was a girl with a terrible reputation. Everyone believes she once said, when told the French people were starving, "Then let them eat cake!" But she never said that. Here is the REAL story of the French queen, beginning with her childhood in Vienna and following her to Paris, her marriage to a man who preferred food to almost everything else, her love for....well, read it and see. And follow her all the way to her most unhappy end.
This is the latest in the YOUNG ROYALS series.
Loving Will Shakespeare
Anne Hathaway is a feisty young woman who hates her life. So why wouldn't she fall for a charming fellow seven years younger?
One of three sisters who were dancers in the Paris Opera ballet in the 19th century, Marie became the model for artist Edgar Degas's famous and controversial sculpture, "Little Dancer, Age Fourteen"
The True Adventures of Charley Darwin
Charley Darwin didnít know what he wanted to be when he grew up. He hated sitting in a classroom -- and loved being outside collecting birdsí eggs, rocks, and insects. It seemed he might never make anything of himself, but at the age of 22, he set off on a trip around the world on HMS Beagle and changed scientific thought forever.
In Mozart's Shadow: His Sister's Story
This is the story of Nannerl, "the other Mozart,"a passionate musician who never stopped dreaming. While her bratty brother tours the world and forges ahead into a celebrated musical career, Nannerl is left behind; her only comfort is her music. But is that enough?
Anastasia, Isabel, and Kristina: The Royal Diaries
ANASTASIA: THE LAST GRAND DUCHESS
ISABEL: JEWEL OF CASTILLA
KRISTINA: THE GIRL KING OF SWEDEN
Three "diaries" of three exceptional young women
Here are five more books in the YOUNG ROYALS series...