Alanna: The First Adventure and millions of other books are available for instant access. . Beloved author Tamora Pierce has written a great number of books. Alanna: The First Adventure. Book One in The Song of the Lioness. “From now on I’m Alan of Trebond, the younger twin. I’ll be a knight.” And so young Alanna of. Free summary and analysis of the events in Tamora Pierce’s Alanna: The First Adventure that won’t make you snore. We promise.

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American author Tamora Pierce published Alanna: Alanna has red hair and purple eyes, her horse is a palomino named Moonlight, she’s good at swordfighting, pierec can do magic In doing so, she unknowingly reveals herself as a female to Sir Myles of Olau, one of her mentors. I have it with me at college Write a customer review.

Plus, it took time getting used to whole period drama. Coram yelled and fought to hold on as his mount bucked frantically, terrified by the snake. Those absolutely trusted without question. However, Patricia Briggs and Robin McKinley are both, in my opinion, better writers, and the characters and plots are much more fleshed out.

I would have rather eaten glue than read this book. The gods mean adventude their gifts to be used. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This was my companion for a “Holy Crap!


Tomorrow Thom and I go to the City of the Gods. Dodging the gelding’s flying hooves frantically, she used all her strength and weight to pull the horse down before Coram fell and broke his neck.

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And so young Alanna of Trebond begins the journey to knighthood. Filled with swords ramora 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 is stubborn, determined, but kind and without attitude, which is refreshing for this genre.

In the Danish edition, published by Forlaget Tellerup, the title was simply shortened to “Alanna”.

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It definitely got me hyped to pick up the rest of the series! Preview — Alanna by Tamora Pierce. 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 piercce a sorcerer.

Pierce saw the need for a female protagonist in the significant lacking of such heroes in the fantasy adventre she enjoyed as a child, often stating that she wrote what she as a young-adult would have enjoyed.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. How the pierve these ordinary female characters do get supported by all these powerful beings is beyond me.

Alanna: The First Adventure

My copies are worn, torn, and tattered. It’s still a fun read now, though!

She is easy to root for, as are the supporting characters, from knights-in-training to princes to thieves. I am reminded how much I loved the adventures of Alanna and all her friends and I am so giddy to finish this series and move on to all the others I got e-book form.

Alanna makes both friends and enemies at the palace immediately. That’s why I dont like this book. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.

Song of the Lioness 1TortallTortall chronological order 4more. Chubby stopped dead in the road, surprised by these antics. He had always suspected that the twins had been behind Cook’s hallucinations and Lady Catherine’s ghosts, but he had kept those thoughts to himself.

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