At the age of nine, Cynthia Ann Parker was captured in an Indian raid and taken to live as a slave with the Comanche. Twenty-four years later, she is the wife of a chief and the mother of a young warrior destined to become the great chief Quanah Parker. But in 1861 Cynthia Ann Parker and her infant daughter are recaptured, and returned against their will to a white settlement. "A skillful examination of how individual identity is determined by cultural and social structures, and of what happens when these are drastically altered."--Kirkus Reviews
Having been taken as a child and raised by Comanche Indians, thirty-four-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker is forcibly returned to her white relatives, where she longs for her Indian life, and her only friend is her twelve-year-old cousin Lucy. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Rose Lee Jefferson overhears the ladies of the garden club discussing the city's plans to level Dillon's black community, Freedomtown, to build a park for the city's white residents. The plan is carried out, and nothing remains of Freedomtown but the memories of its former residents and a series of drawings that Rose Lee makes to celebrate the community. "Meyer's moving account is as much a documentary as a novel, with a vividly realized setting and a good array of characters to dramatize issues."--Kirkus Reviews
Mary Stuart was just five years old when she was sent to France to be raised alongsideher future husband. But when the frail young king dies, eighteen-year-old Mary isstripped of her title as Queen of France and set adrift in the harsh world, alone.Determined to reign over what is rightfully hers, Mary returns to Scotland. Hopingthat a husband will help her secure the coveted English throne, she marries again,but the love and security she longs for elude her. Instead, the fiery young queen findsherself embroiled in a murder scandal that could cost her the crown. And her attemptsto bargain with her formidable "sister queen," Elizabeth I of England, could cost herher very life.
When her convict father, on the run from the law, takes fifteen-year-old Andy into a remote wilderness area where they must fight to stay alive, he tries to explain to her what prison was like and they both make some shocking discoveries about each other.
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