Gracie and the Emperor

Cover of: Gracie and the Emperor | Errol Broome

Published by Annick Press .

Written in English

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  • Historical - General,
  • I,,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Napoleon,
  • History,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Historical - Other,
  • Friendship,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Historical / General,
  • Captivity,1815-1821,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Saint Helena,
  • 1769-1821,
  • 19th century,
  • Emperor of the French,

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8549185M
ISBN 101550378910
ISBN 109781550378917

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Gracie's simple life on St. Helena dramatically changes when Napoleon Bonaparte is brought to the island as a prisoner. As long as Gracie could rememberReviews: 1.

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[Errol Broome] -- After being banished to the island of St. Helena, Napoleon Bonaparte learns about Gracie, a compassionate, eleven-year-old island resident, whose life is forever altered for the better by the ruler's.

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comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.The Creator of a Fighting Dynasty - Carlos Gracie Sr Biography use to be in Portuguese only but now it's available in English and we will have some copies of the book available on Oct 20th.

All copies will be hand signed by the author, Roger Gracie's mother - Reila Gracie.Gracie's simple life on St Helena is changed dramatically when the defeated 'Emperor' Napoleon is brought as a prisoner to the island that is further from anywhere than anywhere else in the world.

Charming historical story for 10 to 14 year olds.

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