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Nine Days a Queen : The Short Life and Reign of Lady Jane Grey
Nine Days a Queen The Short Life and Reign of Lady Jane Grey Author:Ann Rinaldi "Jane Grey, Queen of England." — 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 breathta... more »king 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.« less
Lady Jane Grey was the unfortunate pawn in a game for the crown of England. She was Queen of England for 9 days. Her tragic story is retold in this book as if the young girl was reliving it. Excellent book, well written story based on history.