The Resource Princess Academy, Shannon Hale

Princess Academy, Shannon Hale

Label
Princess Academy
Title
Princess Academy
Statement of responsibility
Shannon Hale
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fourteen-year-old Miri lives on a mountain where her ancestors have quarried stone and lived in poverty for generations. Then just before winter's first snowfall, a delegation from the lowlands arrive with exciting news. The king's priests have divined that her small village is the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince will come himself and chose his bride from among the girls of the village. The king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, where every girl of age will be sent to learn the skills of a princess. But there is no way Miri can prepare herself for what lies in store
Member of
Awards note
Newbery Honor Book, 2006.
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 9+
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Princess academy
Series volume
1
Target audience
juvenile
Princess Academy, Shannon Hale
Label
Princess Academy, Shannon Hale
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2005
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Paperback -This New York Times bestseller and Newbery-Honor-winning fantasy novel is a compelling, warm and witty story of would-be princesses and one small but determined girl's destiny in the face of powerful social conventions. Fourteen-year-old Miri lives in a poor mountain village which survives by quarrying stone. Then comes a surprise announcement that the prince of the country is to choose his bride from among the village girls. So all the eligible girls are taken to an academy to prepare for potential life as a princess. But Miri soon finds herself at odds with the strict tutor and begins to feel less sure about being chosen as the princess, especially as her feelings for her childhood friend Peder start to grow. Instead she quickly becomes fascinated by what she learns about the world around her and begins to form her own plans about how to improve her lot and that of her village. Miri is a wonderfully inspiring heroine whose adventures will keep readers hooked from start to finish
Control code
14876969
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781408836804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1989535
  • (eLGAR).b27657668
  • (OCoLC)828416650

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