Danger Marches to the Palace: Queen Lili’uokalani

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Danger Marches to the Palace: Queen Lili’uokalani

During a native rights discussion in social studies, Kenneth and Aleesa find themselves in Hawaii where they meet Queen Lili’uokalani during a revolution.

Author: Margo Sorenson

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Category: Youth

Danger Marches to the Palace: Queen Lili’uokalaniAuthor of twenty-seven books, Margo Sorenson was born in Washington, DC, and spent the first seven years of her life in Spain and Italy, living where there were few children her age, so books became her friends. She finished her school years in California, graduating from the University of California at Los Angeles. After teaching high school and middle school and raising a family of two daughters, Margo is now a full-time writer, writing primarily for young people of all ages, toddlers through high schoolers. Margo enjoys writing for young readers since she believes they are ready for new ideas and experiences, and they really enjoy “living” the lives of the characters in books. She enjoys meeting with her readers in school and library settings from Minnesota to California and Hawaii. Besides winning recognition and awards for her books from various groups, including the American Library Association, Margo was invited to donate and archive her working papers with the internationally-known children’s literature collection, the Kerlan Collection, at the University of Minnesota. After having lived in Hawaii, California, and Minnesota, Margo and her husband now live full-time in La Quinta, California. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys visiting her grandchildren, playing golf, reading, watching sports, traveling, and hearing from her readers. Margo’s latest book, ALOHA FOR CAROL ANN, a picture book illustrated by Priscilla Garcia Burris, will be released in 2010.

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