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· Random House Books for Young Readers
· Trade Paperback · Ages 12 and up
· September 28, 2004 · $9.99 · 978-0-375-82879-9 (0-375-82879-6)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Tamora Pierce brings readers another Tortall adventure! Alianne is the teenage daughter of the famed Alanna, the first lady knight in Tortall. Young Aly follows in the quieter footsteps of her father, however, delighting in the art of spying. When she is captured and sold as a slave to an exiled royal family in the faraway Copper Islands, it is this skill that makes a difference in a world filled with political intrigue, murderous conspiracy, and warring gods. This is the first of two books featuring Alianne.


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“Aly arrives fully formed, a snarky, talented uber-heroine. Cameos of old favorites complement a rich cast of new characters. Aly’s difficulty with the complexity of colonialism adds surprising, welcome depth.”—Kirkus Reviews


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WINNER 2004 - ALA Best Books for Young Adults
WINNER 2004 - Texas TAYSHAS High School Reading List
WINNER 2004 - ALA Best Books for Young Adults
NOMINEE 2005 - Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Tamora Pierce’s fast-paced, suspenseful writing and strong, believable heroines have won her much praise and a large, devoted fan following. She lives in Syracuse, New York, with her husband, Tim, five cats, two birds, and various freeloading wildlife. Visit her online at www.tamorapierce.com.


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