Lydia and the Island Kingdom

A Story Based on the Real Life of Princess Liliuokalani of Hawaii

Lydia and the Island Kingdom

Illustrated by: Nonna Aleshina
For Ages: 6 - 8
Young Princess Lydia has always loved her Hawaiian customs. But as American influences begin to take over, she realizes that her family's old ways are disappearing. She wants to help -- but how? Lydia commits the grand old stories of her culture to paper so they will always be remembered. And she realizes the comfort they bring in a time of change.
  • Simon Spotlight | 
  • 48 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689871993 | 
  • December 2007 | 
  • Grades 1 - 3 | 
  • Lexile 560L

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Joan Holub

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.

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