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1406354449
Hardback:An African princess : from African orphan to Queen Victoria's favourite / Walter Dean Myers:2014 Hardback An African princess : from African orphan to Queen Victoria's favourite / Walter Dean Myers
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Author: Myers, Walter Dean
Year: 2014
Interest category: World history & travel
Media class: Hardback
Classification: 966.9
Publisher: Walker Books, 2014
Volume: Bonetta
ISBN: 1406354449 9781406354447
Control number 1406354449
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Captured, and about to be killed, a young African princess is dramatically rescued by a British naval officer. Taken to England, she is presented at court to Queen Victoria. As an important friendship begins, Sarah embarks on a whole new life. This incredible true story is retold alongside real letters, photographs and historical documents. Recounted with insight and empathy by Walter Dean Myers, the US National Ambassador for Young People's Literature 2012-2013, this is an important reflection on royalty, race, class, belonging and - above all - identity.
Great Britain, Court and courtiers, Biography, Juvenile literature
N9, Non-Fiction 9+
YHY, History
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