Book 1, Song of the Lioness - The First Adventure
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From Tamora Pierce, the first book in the Song of the Lioness Quartet, honored with the Margaret A. Edwards Award.
“From now on I’m Alan of Trebond, the younger twin. I’ll be a knight.”
And so young Alanna of Trebond begins the journey to knighthood. Alanna has always craved the adventure and daring allowed only for boys; her twin brother, Thom, yearns to learn the art of magic. So one day they decide to switch places: Disguised as a girl, Thom heads for the convent; Alanna, pretending to be a boy, is on her way to the castle of King Roald to begin her training as a page. But the road to knighthood is not an easy one. As Alanna masters the skills necessary for battle, she must also learn to control her heart and to discern her enemies from her allies. Filled with swords and sorcery, adventure and intrigue, good and evil, Alanna’s first adventure begins—one that will lead to the fulfillment of her dreams and make her a legend in the land.
ok loved this book.was awesome till the very end!! Characters developed really really well. Great female role! Will read the rest of the series!!!
This book is great! I love all of Tamora Pierce's books!
How could you not love this book?
Amazing characters and an addicting plot. I have read almost all her series but this book was my first one of them. Truly amazing start to an amazing series.
- Level: Grades 7 and Above
- Category: Action & Adventure
- Published: Dec 08, 2009
- Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
- Seller: Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc.
- Print Length: 240 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Book 1, Song of the Lioness