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    Royal Diaries, The: Eleanor of Aquitaine (EBK)

    Royal Diaries, The: Eleanor of Aquitaine (EBK)

    by Gregory, Kristiana

    Thirteen-year-old Eleanor's life is turned upside down when her father goes off to fight in the invasion of Normandy, and her safety is at risk from his enemies. At age 15, Eleanor is forced into a new role when her father dies and she is betrothed to 16-year-old Prince Louis VII of France. When Louis' father, King Louis VI, dies suddenly, Louis VII becomes king; and young Eleanor is now the queen of France!

    A companion series to the acclaimed Dear America series, The Royal Diaries is a groundbreaking history series about real historical figures; young princesses, queens, and other female royals. Written by some of today's most acclaimed authors, these books also feature back matter that offers a glimpse into the time period; and may inspire kids to find out more!

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    Royal Diaries, The: Lady of Palenque, Flower of Bacal (EBK)

    Royal Diaries, The: Lady of Palenque, Flower of Bacal (EBK)

    by Kirwan, Anna

    A political marriage is arranged between the 33-year-old king of Xukpip and Princess Green Jay, the 13-year-old daughter of the king of Lakamha. The two are paired because of similar horoscopes;and because Green Jay possesses skills that will be valuable to her husband-to-be: She can read and write.

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    A companion to the acclaimed Dear America series, The Royal Diaries is a groundbreaking series about real historical figures;young princesses, queens, and other female royals. Written by some of today's most acclaimed authors, these books also feature extra material that offers a glimpse into the time period;and may inspire kids to find out more!

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Eleanor

Crown Jewel of Aquitaine, France, 1136

Author: Kristiana Gregory

Series: Royal Diaries

Interest Level:
4-7

Lexile Framework:
760L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5.9

Guided Reading Level:
W

Age:
9-12

Genre:
Diaries and Journals, Historical Fiction, Series

Subject:
Social Studies, Women's History and Experience, World History, Middle Ages, Character and Values, European

About This Book

Thirteen-year-old Eleanor lives in a palace in Poitier, France, with her father, Count William of Aquitaine and her younger sister, Petronilla. Mischevious and daring, Eleanor's daily exploits are a constant source of frustration to her grandmother and ladies-in-waiting, who are the girls' caretakers. Eleanor's life is turned upside down, however, as her father goes off to fight in the invasion of Normandy, and her safety and that of her sister's is at risk from his enemies. Then, at age fifteen, Eleanor is forced into a new role when her father dies and she is betrothed to sixteen-year-old Prince Louis VII of France. When Louis' father, King Louis VI, dies suddenly, Louis VII becomes King — and young Eleanor is now Queen of France!


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