loves her peaceful life. But when the king summons her and her brother, Alfonso, to live with him, Isabel knows they have no choice but to go. She is worried because the king's way of life is very different -- what if she and her brother don't fit in? Then the king's men accuse Alfonso of treason, and Isabel knows she must step up and do what's right -- for her brother and for Spain.
Joan Holub is the author of more than 130 books for young readers, including the Goddess Girls series, the Heroes in Training series, Zero the Hero, Vincent van Gogh Sunflowers and Swirly Stars, and Shampoodle. She lives in North Carolina. Visit her at JoanHolub.com.