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The last princess: the story of Princess Kaʻiulani of Hawaiʻi

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Four Winds Press ;
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1st American ed.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 6.4 - AR Pts: 1

The day she was born, bells rang joyously and cannon fired noisy salutes--at last there was an heir to the Hawai'ian throne. But although this beautiful young princess worked tirelessly to prepare herself to rule, and fought bravely to protect the rights of her beloved people, she would never be queen.

When it was first published, The Last Princess: The Story of Princess Ka'iulani of Hawai'i won many honors for its sensitive text and brilliantly colored illustrations. "The full page paintings are reflecting the beauty of the islands and the handsome racially mixed people who live there...A visual treat," said School Library Journal in a starred review. A 1991 American Library Association Notable Book, it also won the Carter G. Woodson Award from the National Council Social Studies.

In this reissued edition of an inspired collaboration, author Fay Stanley, writing her only children's book, and daughter Diane Stanley, the celebrated author and illustrator, tell the touching, bittersweet story of Princess Ka'iulani and open a window onto a nation's history that is often forgotten.

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full_title last princess the story of princess kaʻiulani of hawaiʻi
author stanley fay
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-02-20 04:19:32AM

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display_description Recounts the story of Hawaii's last heir to the throne, who was denied her right to rule when the monarchy was abolished.
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publishDate 1991
record_details ils:.b10955483|Book|Books|1st American ed.|English|Four Winds Press ;|c1991.|40 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 28 cm.
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subject_facet Hawaii -- History, Kaiulani, -- Princess of Hawaii, -- 1875-1899, Princesses
title_display The last princess : the story of Princess Kaʻiulani of Hawaiʻi
title_full The last princess : the story of Princess Kaʻiulani of Hawaiʻi / Fay Stanley ; illustrated by Diane Stanley
title_short The last princess :
title_sub the story of Princess Kaʻiulani of Hawaiʻi
topic_facet History, Kaiulani, Princesses