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The birthday ball

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Princess Patricia Priscilla is bored with her royal life and the excitement surrounding her sixteenth birthday ball. Doomed to endure courtship by three grotesquely unappealing noblemen, she escapes her fate--for a week. Disguised as a peasant, she attends the village school as the smart new girl, "Pat," and attracts friends and the attention of the handsome schoolmaster. Disgusting suitors, lovable peasants, and the clueless king and queen collide at the ball, where Princess Patricia Priscilla calls the shots. What began as a cure for boredom becomes a chance for Princess Patricia Priscilla to break the rules and marry the man she loves.
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Grouping Title birthday ball
Grouping Author lowry lois
Grouping Category book
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auth_author2 Feiffer, Jules,, Steele, Elissa.
author Lois Lowry
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display_description When a bored Princess Patricia Priscilla makes her chambermaid switch identities with her so she can attend the village school, her attitude changes and she plans a new way to celebrate her sixteenth birthday.
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subject_facet Birthdays -- Fiction, Birthdays -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Conduct of life -- Fiction, Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction, Princesses -- Fiction, Princesses -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The birthday ball
title_full Birthday ball / by Lois Lowry ; illustrations by Jules Feiffer, The Birthday Ball, The birthday ball / Lois Lowry ; illustrations by Jules Feiffer, The birthday ball [sound recording] / Lois Lowry
title_short The birthday ball
topic_facet Birthdays, Children's audiobooks, Conduct of life, Folklore, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Literature, Princesses, Schools