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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Seize the YA Book: After his years of soldiering, this was like coming home. Chubby stopped dead in the road, surprised by these antics.

Instead he thought of Thom’s performance in archery — it was enough to make a soldier cry. Even though this series is meant for pre-teen girls, I still find it to be interesting as an adult. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Song of the Lioness. Are you ready for another one of those retro reviews in which I regale you with nostalgic peirce of my childhood reading and rhapsodize on another heroine who contributed to making me who I am today?

Song of the Lioness. Alanna: The First Adventure : Tamora Pierce :

Say in the letter that you’re to be a sorcerer. Oh well, maybe the next review will be rant free! Something told her Thom would be very different when she saw him again. But there’s lives taken and families without fathers and sorrow.

Alanna cuts her hair and disguises herself with the name Alan of Trebond and goes to Corus to try for knighthood. That’s why I dont like this book. Based on that, I expected the book to be about three things: After a few days being a page, she decides that this is too hard and she’d rather go home, and tells Coram Smythessonher manservant, so. This page was last edited on 13 Septemberat They turned their ponies then and rejoined the adults.


Alanna: The First Adventure

By the Goddess herself. He trembled as Alanna stroked his nose, advenrure comforting words. I have it with me at college I want to be a great sorcerer! I probably would have liked this better if I’d read it for the first time when I was younger. For the next day or so they would be riding through the unfriendly forests of the Grimhold Mountains, the great natural border between Tortall and Scanra.

Twins “That is my decision. To do that, you kind of have pifrce use a little more brain power and a little less blind loyalty!

I thought you could only heal. And, truthfully, I’m not at all offended if you come to the Song of the Lioness quartet later in life and don’t find yourself as fully bowled over as I was though I will likely nudge you in the direction of finishing the series just to see because they’re short, what can it hurt, plus the characters grow up, the books get better and better, and really no one should miss that ending.

Slowly they rode through the castle gate, Alanna doing her best to imitate Thom’s pout — or the pout Thom would be wearing if he were riding to the palace right now.

Thom heads to the convent to learn magic; Alanna, pretending to be a boy, in on her way to the castle of King Roald to begin her training as a page. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Shorted version of the full review The full one felt like an academic paper on why I dont like this book and series so I had to cut some parts.


The twins switch places, and Thom goes to the temple where Alanna was to go, planning to study sorcery. I’ll see t’ the bags. There, she and her friend Prince Jonathan defeat the much-feared Ysandir, a race of demons that has kept the Black City captive for generations. Start reading Alanna on your Kindle in under a minute. I definitely plan to read the rest of the series though since I’ve heard this is the weakest of the four! When Thom was riding him, Chubby managed to dump him. Figst days or months to get better.

I memorized every word until I could read it out loud as if I had no learning disabilities whatsoever. View all 4 comments. He seemed very nice.

Because I haven’t read those books at all. It is one story after another of strong young girls turning into strong young women. I’m not asking you to aanna or anything – just to ponder the possibility then I’d kind of be cautious if I’d almost died twice and the only person that could possibly have tried to kill me twice was the first person to inherit the throne upon my death.

I’ll be a knight. Edwards Committee Chair Jamie Watson commented that the books in both these quartets “have been influencing both readers and writers of fantasy since their inception”.