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Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness #1)
by Tamora Pierce

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Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness #1) by Tamora Pierce Overview

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: Thom heads for the convent to learn magic; Alanna, pret 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: 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 lead to the fulfillment of her dreams and the magical destiny that will make her a legend in her land.

Tamora Pierce

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Original Title Alanna: The First Adventure ISBN 0689878559 (ISBN13: 9780689878558 ) Edition Language English Series Song of the Lioness #1, Tortall, Tortall (chronological order) #4 , more Characters Alanna of Trebond, Thom of Trebond, Coram Smythesson, George Cooper, Jonathan of Conte...more , Raoul of Goldenlake, Gareth of Naxen the Second (Gary), Alex of Tirrigan, Duke Roger of Conte...less setting Tortall Literary Awards Preis der Leseratten des ZDF, NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature Nominee (2013) (59)