Catriona MacGregor Drummond (Catriona/David Balfour) Catriona Macgregor Drummond is the title character of Robert Louis Stevenson’s sequel to Kidnapped, a novel published in 1893 called Catriona, (sometimes known as David Balfour, especially in America). In the sequel, David Balfour follows in the political cause of justice for Alan Breck Stewart and James Stewart, who have been erroneously accused of the murder of Colin Roy, the “Red Fox”. He meets Catriona, a bonny Highlands lass, who is the daughter of the very unlikeable James More Drummond. Catriona is an intrepid young woman who engineers her father’s escape from prison by changing places with him. During the course of the quite complicated plot, Catriona and David fall in love, but their path to the fruition of that love is strewn with political intrigue, misunderstandings, familial betrayal, treason, and even another kidnapping. Catriona and David even live together, posing as brother and sister in an attempt to keep a roof over their heads. Through it all, Catriona proves herself to be an eighteenth century forerunner of her more modern sisters, rolling with the punches and landing a few herself. Her reward is marriage to her man and the issue of a couple of healthy children and a long and prosperous life. That seems a decent outcome in any century.
Katrina Van Tassel (The Legend of Sleepy Hollow) Katrina Van Tassel is the pretty, but sly-minded young heiress who uses Ichabod Crane to further her own intentions in Washington Irving’s 1820 story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. She has it all – looks, money and intelligence – and Ichabod Crane, the wily schoolmaster, wants it all. But Katrina is not to be trifled with. She herself has her eyes on the town hunk, Abraham "Brom” van Brunt, who feels likewise, thank you very much. The two men vie for her attentions at a party given by her father, where Ichabod seems to take the upper hand. Crafty Katrina, however, has been toying with Ichabod only to increase Brom’s interest in her, and she carelessly turns down Ichabod’s offer of marriage. Off into the night he goes and meets the Headless Horseman – you know the story – he is never to be seen again, Katrina and Brom marry, and Brom always has a smugly knowing look whenever the subject of Ichabod Crane comes up. Moral of the story: Don’t mess with a girl like Katrina!
Katrina - a song by The Marvelous 3
Oh, Katrina (Interlude) - a song by Anti-Flag
Song for Katrina - a song by Steve Forbert
Katrina and the Animals (Taiwo Odunsi) - In the small town of Podunk Hollow, Katrina leads a strange life, keeping her real home among a family of wild forest animals a guarded secret. But when Katrina learns the forest animals are planning to attack humankind for the effects of climate change, she becomes an accomplice to their deadly campaign. Just as things are going according to plan, Katrina's life unravels as events from her past are revealed. Yet, before she can make things right again, Katrina discovers her new enemies are not so easily overcome. With the fate of the world on her shoulders, can Katrina stop the animals from having the last word? If there is a solution for global warming...only the animals know for sure. Recommended for ages 7-10.
Katrina and Winter: Partners in Courage (Nancy Stewart) - All Katrina Simpkins longs to be is a normal girl. Because she must wear prosthesis as a leg, she feels anything but. When she meets and befriends Winter, the tailless dolphin, at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, everything changes, including Katrina's whole life. Recommended for ages 8-12.
Katrina Garden Spider and the World Wide Web (Ken Hornbeck) - Katrina Garden Spider and the World Wide Web is the story of Katrina, a little spider who is not average. She is bigger than almost all of the other students in her class. Her mother and her Aunt Arlene call her “Big Boned.” Katrina loves to read. As she faces the completion of her education at the Frogs’ Foot Pond School, she knows that she must decide what to do next. She has always felt the “whoosh” inside her when picking out what book to read next, and hopes that same “whoosh” will guide her to her heart’s desire, and to what she can offer the world. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Katrina's Rainbow - The Miracle of the Storm Crosses (Pamela Wescovich Dill) - A hurricane warning disrupts a super fun Secret Adventure day. Buka and her family evacuate, leaving their homes behind but taking their precious things with them...just in case. The "just in case" has happened! While Buka and her family waited and prayed, Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc on her hometown. Returning to a devastated coast, Buka is about to discover a miracle that gives her strength to carry on! Buka invites you to share in the promise of Katrina's Rainbow. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Katrina, the Beginning: A Royal Blood Chronicles (Elizabeth Loraine) - As a vampire, being hunted was nothing new, finding out that I had to protect those hunting us was. Katrina is a young royal blooded vampire from a very old vampire family, chronicles her journey as leader of the Five from the age of seventeen. She, along with young members of each royal vampire family have been called to council. Why? No one knows, but Katrina feels the danger all around them and feels that she will the one called upon to save them all. This fast paced historical saga begins here with Katrina as she begins the journey that will change all their lives forever. It's full of romance, intrigue, danger and betrayal. "This is a page-turning, swashbuckling adventure told by a gorgeous seventeen-year-old vampire on the verge of womanhood. Katrina and her companions are girls who love fancy clothes and romantic gossip; but when their race is threatened they become Women Warriors, using their paranormal talents, lightning speed, and razor-sharp blades to wreak deadly justice. By turns tense, funny and sad, this is a great read for fans of bloodlust." Recommended for ages 16+
Katrina: Growing Wings (Tawnya Bulger) - Do you believe that you have a special gift that will allow you to be great someday? Join new author, Tawnya Bulger, as we meet Katrina, an ordinary caterpillar with an amazing life that nobody in her garden quite understands! Follow her beginnings as she wrestles with her gift of gab, the life she knows she will have, and the struggles she has to face to get there. Katrina is one little bug with a big lesson for all of us, sure to worm her way into your heart and home! Recommended for ages 4-8.
Princess Katrina and the Hair Charmer (Christina Shingler) - Princess Katrina has never seen any princesses with curls like hers. She's worried because her crown keeps sliding off her head...Then, her best friend, the parrot Fussfeathers, calls Zuri, the Hair Charmer. Zuri knows all about hair like Katrina's and shows her how to make the most of her beautiful hair. Recommended for ages 7-10.
Famous People Named Katrina - Katrina Leskanich (musician); Katrina Elam (country musician); Katrina Hacker (figure skater); Katrina Bowden (actress); Katrina “Trina” Taylor (rapper); Katrina Darrell (American Idol contestant)
Famous People Who Named Their Daughter Katrina - Anne Baxter (actress); Charles Bronson (actor); Jill Ireland (actress)
Katrina - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Katrina.