When young Edward VI of England and Tom Canty, a poor boy who looks just like him, exchange places, each learns a valuable lesson about the other's very different station in life in sixteenth-century England.
Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell). Since grade, this has been the favorite of my reading material. Thus my daughter Tara and my granddaughter Scarlett. I know I have pinned it before, but this is a new picture.
'Whan that April wit his showres soote/The droughte of March hath perced to the roote/ And bathed every veine in swich licour/Of which vertu engendred is the flowr;" (lines of the General Prologue) --- The Cantebury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
Blending rich elements of Welsh legend and universal mythology, Lloyd Alexander creates the imaginary kingdom of Prydain to tell a tale of enchantment, both good and evil, and of the Assistant Pig-Keeper who wants to become a hero.