All hail the queen

First there was The Queen of Kentucky (by Alecia Whitaker, Little/Poppy, January). Look what popped up yesterday at our offices: The Princesses of Iowa (by M. Molly Backes, Candlewick, May).

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Could this be a new trend? Regal YA? I hope the royals aren’t limited to the Midwest though—I, for one, wouldn’t mind The Prince of Boston, starring Prince Harry of Wales, to come into the offices…

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About Rebecca Kirshenbaum

Rebecca Kirshenbaum is a current editorial intern at The Horn Book, Inc.


  1. melissa manlove says:

    Don’t forget Dairy Queen!

  2. I am the Duchess of Indiana.

  3. Harry might have to fight with The Prince of Fenway Park for sovereignty.

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