Lisa Ann Sandell
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In fifth-century Britain, nine years after the destruction of their home on the island of Shalott brings her to live with her father and brothers in the military encampments of Arthur's army, seventeen-year-old Elaine describes her changing perceptions of war and the people around her as she becomes increasingly involved in the bitter struggle against the invading Saxons.
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Seven award-winning young adult authors illuminate the lives of Britain's King Henry VIII and his six wives from different viewpoints. King Henry VIII was a charismatic and extravagant ruler obsessed with both his power as king and with siring a male heir. Six women became his queens, several fated for divorce, or beheading. In this book, seven authors tell of their attempts to survive their unpredictable king and his power-hungry court. As they experience...