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Marie Antoinette

Princess of Versailles, Austria-France 1769

Author: Kathryn Lasky

Series: Royal Diaries

Interest Level:
3-7

Lexile Framework:
830L

Grade Level Equivalent:
5.5

Guided Reading Level:
X

Age:
8-12

Genre:
Diaries and Journals, Historical Fiction, Series

Subject:
Historic Figures, Monarchy and Royalty, French Revolution, European History

About This Book

Newbery Honor author Kathryn Lasky's Marie Antoinette is back in print with a gorgeous new package!

To forge an incredibly powerful political alliance, thirteen-year-old Marie Antoinette of Austria is betrothed to Dauphin Louis Auguste, who will one day be the king of France. To prepare her for this awesome responsibility, she must be trained to write, read, speak French, dress, act...even breathe. Things become more difficult for her when she is separated from her family and sent to the court of Versailles to meet her future husband. Opinionated and headstrong Marie Antoinette must find a way to fit in at the royal court and get along with her fiancé. The future of Austria and France falls upon her shoulders. But as she lives a luxurious life inside the palace gates, out on the streets the people of France face hunger and poverty. Through the pages of her diary, Marie captures the isolation, the lavish parties and gowns, her struggle to find her place, and the years leading up to her ascendance of the throne...and a revolution.


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