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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Just a Girl
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'I do not remember when I discovered how my mother died, it seems to be something I always knew, a horror I absorbed through my skin.

Determined, passionate, privileged and headstrong, Elizabeth was born into a world where she felt she didn't belong and had to fight to survive.

Her mother, Anne Boleyn, was executed by her father Henry VIII. From that moment on, Elizabeth competed with her two half-siblings for love and for Britain's throne. In the gilded corridors of the royal palace, enemies she couldn't see - as well as those bound to her by blood - plotted to destroy her.

How do you find the courage to become queen even though you are just a girl?' (Publisher's blurb)

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  • Dedication:
    This book is dedicated to

    Kate and Andy - who taught me to think
    Derek - who taught me to write
    Jytte - who taught me to understand
    Natalie - who taught me to persevere
    Ralph, Polly and Charlotte - who taught me to feel
  • A Magpies Magazine review describes this work as: 'A wonderful new novel for young women'. (Magpies Magazine, 26:1, (201): 12)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 2011 .
      image of person or book cover 773843198970586213.jpeg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 271p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes:
        • Bibliography (pp. 269-270)
        • Cast of Characters (pp. 257-264)
        • Author's Note (pp. 265-268)
      ISBN: 9780702238802 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Just a Girl by Jane Caro Jo Burnell , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , April 2011;

— Review of Just a Girl Jane Caro , 2011 single work novel
[Review Essay] Just a Girl Stella Lees , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 55 no. 2 2011; (p. 31)

— Review of Just a Girl Jane Caro , 2011 single work novel
Queen Elizabeth the First and Me Jane Caro , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 16-17)
[Review Essay] Just a Girl Melanie McVeigh , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 19 no. 2 2011; (p. 44)

— Review of Just a Girl Jane Caro , 2011 single work novel
Under Age Michelle Hamer , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 31 July 2011; (p. 21)

— Review of Just a Girl Jane Caro , 2011 single work novel ; Whippersnapper Felice Arena , 2011 single work children's fiction
Cover Book Review : Just a Girl Kate O'Donnell , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 26 no. 1 2011; (p. 12)

— Review of Just a Girl Jane Caro , 2011 single work novel
[Review Essay] Just a Girl Thuy On , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 90 no. 7 2011; (p. 36)

— Review of Just a Girl Jane Caro , 2011 single work novel
Elizabeth the Girl Proves an Inspiration for All Women Today Fiona Purdon , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 18 - 19 June 2011; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Just a Girl Jane Caro , 2011 single work novel
Books Phil Brown , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 22 - 28 June no. 838 2011; (p. 28)

— Review of Just a Girl Jane Caro , 2011 single work novel
Under Age Michelle Hamer , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 31 July 2011; (p. 21)

— Review of Just a Girl Jane Caro , 2011 single work novel ; Whippersnapper Felice Arena , 2011 single work children's fiction
Queen Elizabeth the First and Me Jane Caro , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Childrens' Book Council of Australia , August vol. 55 no. 3 2011; (p. 16-17)
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