The First AdventureDownloadable Audiobook - 2002
Eleven-year-old Alanna, who aspires to be a knight even though she is a girl, disguises herself as a boy to become a royal page, learning many hard lessons along her path to high adventure. "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. Though a girl, 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 to learn magic; 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 leard to the fulfillment of her dreams and the magical destiny that will make her a legend in her land. Alanna's journey continues.
- Song of the lioness - #01.
Magic -- Fiction.
Sex role -- Juvenile fiction.
Knights and knighthood -- Juvenile fiction.
Alanna (Fictitious character : Pierce) -- Juvenile fiction.
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sarahbru17 Jul 23, 2017
This was my first foray into Tamora Pierce's writing, though I have long heard her praises sung by my friends. This was a fun fantasy read. I love Mulan stories (where a girl disguises herself as a guy to be a warrior), so the main plot a... Read More »
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