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Published January 1st by Simon Pulse first published Who will remind her that it’s okay to be different, it’s okay to rail and rage at life, that she can hold in her hands the dreams closest to her heart, that she is strong, too. The generic good guys and vanilla medieval fantasyland? However, this is what their father, Alan of Trebonda man absorbed completely in his studies since his wife’s death, has ordered for them.

After a time, an unnatural fever, one that drains healers of their power and can kill them, falls upon Corus. I can work that, you know. But at 27, after hearing my twenties-something friends wax nostalgic, I figured I was being grossly unfair, and that I’d finally get around to reading it Being constantly told how some heroine was a “great role model for girls” or “sets a good example” or is “such a strong female character” as a year old was worse than eating Brussels sprouts.

This was a friend’s recommendation and I just read it this weekend well this and the follow up, now I’m on the third book of the quartet.

Alanna: The First Adventure

I was an avid reader as a youth, and burned through as much in this genre as I could. Havent heard that one before. Coram made th face and urged his big gelding forward. Review Text Full of slam-bang action. What had that city been? D’you want to see things that aren’t there for the next ten years? I can look past the weak points because the story is just so plerce enjoyable. At last the first book of the quartet, Alanna: Thus we should lead them to be what they want rather than constrain their creativity or put them into stereotypes which has been set by adult society.


And so young Alanna of Trebond begins the journey to knighthood.

Alanna of Trebond and her twin brother Thom may be twinsbut are very different; Alanna is a tomboy who dreams of being a knight, and Thom wishes to become a sorcerer. Tamira was a favorite when I was 9 or 10; I suspect it wouldn’t seem very original to me at this point. And my name is not Tamara. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. The very first Tortall book, and one of my absolu Alanna disguises herself as a boy so that she can train at the palace to become a knight.

Alanna: The First Adventure – Tamora Pierce

They always teach the girls magic — ” The thought hit her so suddenly that she gasped. A warning, it was, as plain as if the gods shouted in my ear.

The First Adventure actually covers the first two years of Alanna’s training as a page, and ends right when she’s preparing to graduate to squire. We all have those moments. The woman drew a deep breath and grabbed the twins’ left hands, thrusting them into the fire.


Alana has such powerful supporters as you can see. I’ll be a knight. As one of my childhood favourites, how could I not rate this 5 stars!? Younger sons could follow their brothers to the palace, or they could go first to the convent, then to the priests’ cloisters, where they studied religion or sorcery.

Series of children’s books Fantasy novel series Tortallan books. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Because he was absorbed in his thoughts, Coram never saw the wood snake glide across the road.

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Tamora Pierce has created an absorbing world with irresistible characters. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Peter Smith Publisher, Incorporated. Many such letters went to the convent and to the palace every year.

One person found this helpful. Slowly they rode through the castle gate, Alanna doing her best to imitate Thom’s pout — or the pout Thom would be wearing if he were riding to the palace right now. It’s still a firzt read now, though! Think on who you’re fighting, if only because one day you must meet your match.

I dont like stalkers anymore. Alanna makes both friends and enemies at the palace immediately. In the interest of fairness, the things that bothered other reviewers, though, don’t bother me. Now it seemed the gods were going to test her through them one fisrt time.