Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was born in Berkshire, England, to a middle-class family. She had no aspirations to be royalty. Now married to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, "Kate" is a mother, an activist, and a style icon. Young readers will learn about her early life in England, the issues that are important to her, and how she became the subject of a modern-day fairy tale. Easy-to-follow text is supported by full-color photos and quotes from the duchess herself. A Words to Know section helps readers learn new vocabulary, while Further Reading encourages deeper learning.