Waiting for the queen : a novel of early America / Joanna Higgins. - SHERLOC
Waiting for the queen : a novel of early America / Joanna Higgins.
Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 2013.
9781571317001 (alk. paper)
1571317007 (alk. paper)
247 p. ; 21 cm.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Pennsylvania -- Juvenile fiction.
Social classes -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Quakers -- Juvenile fiction.
Slavery -- Juvenile fiction.
Pennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Juvenile fiction.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Juvenile fiction.
Includes bibliographical references.
In 1793, fifteen-year-old Eugenie de la Roque, her family, and other nobles barely escape the French Revolution and arrive in Pennsylvania, where homesick young Hannah Kimbrell, a Shaker, is among those charged with preparing New France for the aristocrats' arrival.