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Ironhead, or, Once a young lady / by Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem ; translated by Kristen Gehrman.


In 1808 Ghent, eighteen-year-old Constance runs away from an arranged marriage to a much older man by stealing his clothes, sneaking out of the house disguised as a man, and joining Napoleon's army.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781646140480 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1646140486 : HRD
  • Physical Description: 419 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Montclair : Levine Querido, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in Dutch by Querido in 2020 under title: IJzerkop.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12 and up. Levine Querido.
Grades 10-12. Levine Querido.
Subject: Ghent (Belgium) > History > 19th century > Juvenile fiction.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 > Juvenile fiction.
Ghent (Belgium) > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 > Fiction.
Gender identity > Fiction.
Coming of age > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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Homer Public Library YA RIJ (Text) 000164646 Teen Corner -- Fiction Available -

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