June 13, 1769. Oh my God, this is it! It 's finally here - the marriage proposal ! The emissaries of King Louis XV arrived this morning. I was immediately called in the summer house where mom works. I barely set foot in the marble reception hall that mom rushed towards me. She collapsed on his chest and whispered : " Antonia , you are going to be married, you are going to become queen of France ! " Her cheeks were all wet with tears, and mine were nearly the same...

Author: Karthryn Lasky
Editor: Folio Junior - Gallimard Jeunesse
208 pages
Release date: 15/01/2015

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