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Where the Broken Heart Still Beats

by Carolyn Meyer

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

Where the Broken Heart Still Beats: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker

by Carolyn Meyer

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.

White Lilacs

by Carolyn Meyer

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

The Wild Queen

by Carolyn Meyer

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.

Wild Rover

by Carolyn Meyer

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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