Princess of Versailles, Austria-France, 1769
Author: Kathryn Lasky
Series: Royal Diaries
Grade Level Equivalent:
Guided Reading Level:
Diaries and Journals, Historical Fiction, Series
Social Studies through Literature, French Revolution, Women's History and Experience, Leadership and Responsibility, European History, Monarchy and Royalty
Marie Antonia of Vienna has her whole life mapped out ahead of her. She is to marry Dauphin Louis Auguste, eldest grandson of King Louis XV. As his wife, she will be called Marie Antoinette and will be the highest princess of France. Upon the death of the King, she will become Queen Marie Antoinette. But she dreads both new roles.