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Paterson, John.
New York : HarperCollins, 2004.
IL K-3, RL 2.2
ISBN 0066239435
With the war raging in Europe, Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands is forced to leave her home and take refuge in America.  She rents a house in western Massachusetts in the summer of 1942.  William lives nearby and is fascinated with the idea of a real queen living in his town.  He longs to meet her but seems to keep missing her about town.  Will William find a way to actually meet Queen Wilhelmina?  This is based on a true story.
SUBJECTS:     Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands, 1880-1962 -- Fiction.
                        World War, 1939-1945 -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.
                        Blueberries -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.


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