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Princess Academy (Princess Academy #1)
by Shannon Hale

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Princess Academy (Princess Academy #1) by Shannon Hale Overview

Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have quarried stone and lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have divined her small village the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince himself will come and choose his bride from among the girls of the village. The king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, a Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have quarried stone and lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have divined her small village the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince himself will come and choose his bride from among the girls of the village. The king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, and every teenage girl must attend and learn how to become a princess. Miri soon finds herself confronted with a harsh academy mistress, bitter competition among the girls, and her own conflicting desires to be chosen and win the heart of her childhood best friend. But when bandits seek out the academy to kidnap the future princess, Miri must rally the girls together and use a power unique to the mountain dwellers to save herself and her classmates.

Shannon Hale

About Princess Academy (Princess Academy #1) Description

Shannon Hale is the New York Times best-selling author of six young adult novels: the Newbery Honor book Princess Academy, multiple award winner Book of a Thousand Days, and the highly acclaimed Books of Bayern series. She has written three books for adults, including the upcoming Midnight in Austenland (Jan. 2012), companion book to Austenland. She co-wrote the hit graphic novel Rapunzel's Reveng

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Original Title Princess Academy ISBN 1599900734 (ISBN13: 9781599900735 ) Edition Language English Series Princess Academy #1 Characters Knut, Miri, Peder, Britta, Marda...more , Katar, Olana, Esa, Frid...less setting Mount Eskel Literary Awards Newbery Honor (2006), Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award Nominee (2008), Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee (2007) (53)