This is a book that I started reading in 5th grade, but never finished. It must have been published in 1972 or earlier. It was wildly popular in my school library.
It was set in the Middle Ages, I think. One of the main characters was a court jester. The setting was very pastoral. Many scenes take place in a forest. There was also a situation in which several people were dreaming the same dream.
This has been haunting me for a long time. Would love to find and finish this book. Thank you!
I’m searching for a book that I read in the summer of 1993 or 1994. I believe it was set in medieval times (the family lives in a castle). The book was very new at the time—I think I was the first to check it out (I miss stamping due dates)!
It begins with a fair haired and fair skinned girl returning to her biological family (refined family with fair hair) after returning from being raised by a rival family (a rougher family with dark hair). She had been traded and her family had raised their son, who had died. So, she was returned.
She’s spent her life feeling like she doesn’t belong and is now finding her place and adjusting to life back with her family. She still feels like she doesn’t belong.
She has siblings—a beautiful sister & brother who are fraternal twins—and 1-2 more children. There is a smallpox outbreak and her sister’s face is scarred.