Historic Girlhoods Volume 1 cover

Historic Girlhoods Volume 1

Rupert S. Holland (1878-1952)

1. St. Catherine The Girl of Siena: 1347-1380
2. Joan of Arc The Girl of Domremy: 1412-1431
3. Vittoria Colonna The Girl of Ischia: 1490-1547
4. Catherine de' Medici The Girl of Mediæval Italy: 1519-1589
5. Lady Jane Grey The Girl of Tudor England: 1537-1554
6. Mary Queen of Scots The Girl of the French Court: 1542-1587
7. Pocahontas The Girl of the Virginia Woods: 1595-1617
8. Priscilla Alden The Girl of Plymouth: About 1604—after 1680
9. Catherine the Great The Girl of Stettin: 1729-1796
10. Fanny Burney The Girl of London: 1752-1840

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    Summary

    Biographical sketches of ten girls who became famous before becoming women - some not even making it to womanhood. From Joan of Arc to Catherine d'Medici; from Catherine the Great to Pocohontas. These inspirational stories will be of interest to young people and show what determination and luck can achieve.