Ann rinaldi is known by her many fans for her richly satisfying historical fiction. Eight of her novels have been named ALA Best Books for Young Adults, including Time Enough For Drums, The Last Silk Dress, A Break With Charity, and Wolf By the Ears. Author of more than thirty books for young readers, including a book in the Dear America series, she was awarded the National History Award by the Daughters of the American Revolution. She lives in Somerville, New Jersey.
Elizabeth "felt the maleness of him", "Soon he was kissing me, not like an Uncle, but like a man".
Even though this book is classified as a "young adult historical fiction" book, anyone can read it and enjoy it.
Many people say that she is very much like her father; this pleases her, but also makes her uneasy.
I read this to my eight year old daughter and it held her interest! Thanks Ann Rinaldi for your version of Elizabeth. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Adrienne M Norton
Loved the book. I am a big Ann Rinaldi have and have yet to find a book I don't like by her.Published on February 6, 2013 by TammyK
I love this already! It came in perfect condition hard cover and all! It came at an okay speed but its perfect! Thank you so much! Read morePublished on January 22, 2013 by Yamilet Valdes
I got this for my 12 year old daughter, who was doing a report on Queen Elizabeth. When it arrived, I previewed the book and was very disappointed to find so much emphasis on the... Read morePublished on April 4, 2012 by Mom
My daughter just brought this back from her middle school library. The title caught my eye and I wondered what the spin was with the red-hair. Read morePublished on January 25, 2011 by Briva
This book was very good. I've always found the Tudor Family extremely interesting and I've always enjoyed reading about them. Read morePublished on July 15, 2008 by Book Lover
Ann Rinaldi, a master of historical fiction, has set her sights beyond American history and has assembled a true masterpiece in her The Redheaded Princess, which is a colorful,... Read morePublished on May 11, 2008 by The Compulsive Reader
An easy read of a period of Elizabeth I's life not often studied. The book begins when Elizabeth is a child and ends when she is made Queen. Read morePublished on February 20, 2008 by Mara Zonderman