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    Victoria : May blossom of Britannia

    Kirwan, Anna.

    In 1829, nine-year-old Victoria begins a journal chronicling her life as an English princess. Includes information on the reign, marriage, and family life of Queen Victoria and English civilization during that period.

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    Anacaona, Golden Flower

    Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-

    Beginning in 1490, Anacaona keeps a record of her life as a possible successor to the supreme chief of Xaragua, as wife of the chief of Maguana, and as a warrior battling the first white men to arrive in the West Indies, ravenous for gold.

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    Elisabeth : the princess bride

    Denenberg, Barry.

    Presents the fictionalized diary of Princess Elisabeth in which she describes her unexpected engagement and marriage to her cousin Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria in 1853-54. Includes historical notes concerning her life as Empress.

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    Catherine : the great journey

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    A fictional diary of Princess Sophie, later named Catherine, from 1743 until 1745, when at age fifteen she is married to her second cousin Peter, Grand Duke of Russia, who will one day be Emperor. Includes historical notes on her later life.

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    Cleopatra VII, daughter of the Nile

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    While her father is in hiding after attempts on his life, twelve-year-old Cleopatra records in her diary how she fears for her own safety and hopes to survive to become Queen of Egypt some day.

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    Eleanor : crown jewel of Aquitaine

    Gregory, Kristiana.

    The diary of Eleanor, first daughter of the duke of Aquitaine, from 1136 until 1137, when at age fifteen she becomes queen of France. Includes historical notes on her later life.

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    Sondok : princess of the moon and stars

    Holman, Sheri.

    In a series of messages placed in her grandmother's ancestral jar, a seventh century princess and future ruler of the Korean kingdom of Silla vents her frustration at not being permitted to study astronomy because she is a girl.

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    Jahanara : princess of princesses

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Beginning in 1627, Princess Jahanara, first daughter of Shah Jahan of India's Mogul Dynasty, writes in her diary about political intrigues, weddings, battles, and other experiences of her life. Includes historical notes on Jahanara's later life and on the Mogul Empire.

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    Kazunomiya : prisoner of heaven

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Princess Kazunomiya, half-sister of the Emperor of Japan, relates in her diary and in poems the confusing events occurring in the Imperial Palace in 1858, including political and romantic intrigue.

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    Marie Antoinette, Princess of Versailles

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    In 1769, thirteen-year-old Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, daughter of Empress Maria Theresa, begins a journal chronicling her life at the Austrian court and her preparations for her future role as queen of France.

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    Mary, Queen of Scots, queen without a country

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Mary, the young Scottish queen, writes in her diary about her experiences living at the court of France's King Henry II as she awaits her marriage to Henry's son, Francis.

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    Nzingha, warrior queen of Matamba

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Fictional diary of thirteen-year-old Nzingha, a sixteenth-century West African princess who loves to hunt and hopes to lead her kingdom one day against the invasion of the Portuguese slave traders.

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    Anastasia, the last Grand Duchess

    Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-

    A novel in diary form in which the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II describes the privileged life her family led up until the time of World War I and the tragic events that befell them.

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    Kristina : the girl king

    Meyer, Carolyn.

    Presents the fictionalized diary of the highly unconventional Kristina who became queen of Sweden in the seventeenth century.

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    Weetamoo, heart of the Pocassets

    Smith, Patricia Clark.

    The 1653-1654 diary of a fourteen-year-old Pocasset Indian girl, destined to become a leader of her tribe, describes how her life changes with the seasons, after a ritual fast she undertakes, and with her tribe's interaction with the English "Coat-men" of the nearby Plymouth Colony.

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    Weetamoo, heart of the Pocassets

    Smith, Patricia Clark.

    The 1653-1654 diary of a fourteen-year-old Pocasset Indian girl, destined to become a leader of her tribe, describes how her life changes with the seasons, after a ritual fast she undertakes, and with her tribe's interaction with the English "Coat-men" of the nearby Plymouth Colony.

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    Kaiulani : the people's princess

    White, Ellen Emerson.

    Follows the life of Victoria Kaiulani Cleghorn from 1889 to 1893 as she studies to be a better princess, even as Hawaii's monarchy, and her throne, are being undermined by American businessmen.

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    Lady of Ch'iao Kuo : warrior of the South

    Yep, Laurence.

    In 531 A.D., a fifteen-year-old princess of the Hsien tribe in southern China keeps a diary which describes her role as liaison between her own people and the local Chinese colonists, in times of both peace and war.

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