Everything you need to understand or teach The Many Lives & Secret Sorrows of Josephine B by Sandra Gulland.
Rose is given a gift of a book to be used as her diary on her fourteenth birthday. She despairs because she is not yet betrothed and the family's financial situation makes it unlikely that she will become so. The island of Montinico where Rose's family lives is a haven for voodoo and Rose, consulting a fortune teller, learns that she is to marry unhappily and to become queen. Rose is punished for seeking the fortune teller and her sister Catherine later seeks out the same old woman who tells Catherine that she will die before her next birthday. The girls return to school but are soon sent home because Catherine is ill. She dies as predicted.
Soon after Catherine's death, Rose's aunt Desiree sends word that the son of a French Marquis, a boy named Alexandre, wants to marry Catherine. Rose's father, Joseph, sends word of Catherine's...
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