Rockport Public Library

Who was Catherine the Great?, by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso ; illustrated by Dede Putra

"Born in 1729, Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbs was never supposed to come to power. But at age sixteen, she married the heir to the Russian throne. By 1762, Sophie, known now as Catherine, overthrew her immature and incompetent husband, Peter III, to lead the nation. Catherine became the sole ruler of Russia"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Who was Catherine the Great? -- A good marriage -- A whole new life -- A lonely life -- An uncertain future -- The new Emperor -- The new Empress -- War and plague -- The return of Peter the Third -- Journey down the river -- The last Empress -- Timelines
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
108 pages, illustrations, 21 cm.

Library Locations

  • Rockport Public Library

    17 School Street, Rockport, MA, 01966, US