Duchessina: A Novel of Catherine de' Medici by Carolyn Meyer

Duchessina: A Novel of Catherine de' Medici

byCarolyn Meyer

Paperback | April 27, 2009

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About The Author

Carolyn Meyer is the acclaimed author of more than fifty books for young people. Her many award-winning novels include Mary, Bloody Mary, an ABA Pick of the Lists, an NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess, a New York Times bestsel...

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Title:Duchessina: A Novel of Catherine de' MediciFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 4.19 × 6.87 × 0.66 inPublished:April 27, 2009Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152066209

ISBN - 13:9780152066208

Appropriate for ages: 14

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This captivating tale of the rise of this Italian merchant family is seldom portrayed, and it plays out delightfully in this well-written novel." - School Library Journal "A sympathetic, engrossing portrait of a noble girl who, later in life, became a feared queen. . . . With meticulous historical detail, sensitive characterizations, and Catherine's strong narration, Meyer's memorable story of a fascinating young woman who relies on her intelligence, rather than her beauty, will hit home with many teens." - Booklist "