Isabella of Castile

Isabella of Castile By Shirin Yim Bridges Albert Nguyen, Isabella of Castile In a twist on the classic fairy tale a princess in fifteenth century Spain refused to wait to be rescued by a prince but instead chose one for herself Even then she would not marry him until they d
  • Title: Isabella of Castile
  • Author: Shirin Yim Bridges Albert Nguyen
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  • Page: 372
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  • Isabella of Castile By Shirin Yim Bridges Albert Nguyen, In a twist on the classic fairy tale, a princess in fifteenth century Spain refused to wait to be rescued by a prince but instead chose one for herself Even then, she would not marry him until they d reached an agreement that was revolutionary for her time their marriage would be an equal partnership captured in the motto To stand as high, as high to stand, Isabella andIn a twist on the classic fairy tale, a princess in fifteenth century Spain refused to wait to be rescued by a prince but instead chose one for herself Even then, she would not marry him until they d reached an agreement that was revolutionary for her time their marriage would be an equal partnership captured in the motto To stand as high, as high to stand, Isabella and Ferdinand This book tells the real and remarkable story of the princess, Isabella of Castile The partnership that she made with her prince was a happy and successful one Without her, both Spain and America would not exist as we know them.Richly illustrated and narrated with humor, The Thinking Girl s Treasury of Real Princesses brings to life the stories of real and remarkable princesses who managed to do what few thought possible.
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    1. Shirin Yim Bridges Albert Nguyen

      Shirin Yim Bridges comes from a family of writers and artists Her first book, Ruby s Wish, was named one of the Best Children s Books of 2002 by Publishers Weekly, and won the Ezra Jack Keats awards for Best Writer and Best Illustrator in 2003 It is on several state reading lists, has been translated into six languages, and is now in its ninth edition.Shirin s second book, The Umbrella Queen, made TIME CNN s Top 10 Lists 2008 Best Children s Books, and was also named one of the Best Children s Books of 2008 by the Bank Street College of Education The Umbrella Queen has been translated into Chinese and Japanese.Her third book, Mary Wrightly So Politely, will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.In addition to being head goose at Goosebottom Books, Shirin wrote all six books in Goosebottom s first series, The Thinking Girl s Treasury of Real Princesses She s not doing that again From now on, many geese will be helping her Shirin has lived in many countries around the world, as is reflected in her writing Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, and England She was educated in the United States and now nests in California.

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    1. This review first appeared on my blog jewelknits 2010 1This is a combined review of both this title and Sorghaghtani of Mongolia, another in the series.These are wonderful middle readers ages 9 13 for the real princesses in your life Wonderfully illustrated, including photos of related items as well as real portraits of each princess and her prince There are special pages that illustrate even interesting facts What She Ate , What She Wore , Where She Lived these add so much because they put the [...]


    2. I love the idea of The Thinking Girl s Treasury of Real Princesses because I think it s good to temper the fairy tale vision of princesses with what real life princesses are were like Isabella is portrayed as a very strong woman who challenged the assumptions of women s roles at that time Admittedly, this one is a complex subject and the author did a nice job of putting Isabella in a historical context including food and dress and describing why she was unusual for her time The author does addre [...]


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