Keladry of Mindalen, the first girl to train as a knight since Alanna, is officially a page now, but she's got three more years before she'll be a squire. And those three years are not going to be easy. Kel has to stand up against bullying boys, cruel older sisters, and, as always, the training... show more
Keladry of Mindalen, the first girl to train as a knight since Alanna, is officially a page now, but she's got three more years before she'll be a squire. And those three years are not going to be easy. Kel has to stand up against bullying boys, cruel older sisters, and, as always, the training master, Lord Wyldon!From the Hardcover edition.
Publish date: December 18th 2007
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Historical Fiction
, Young Adult Fantasy
Series: Protector of the Small (#2)
Absolutely love this series. Great for both young girls and boys.
[spoiler] First Test What I didn't like: What the hell was up with the sparrows? No seriously, what was with the sparrows. Every time they were mentioned, I had to roll my eyes. The only reason they were there was to lead Kel to the spidrens. They literally served no other purpose to the story. They...
The first book, First Test dealt with Keladry in her probationary year in knight training. This second book deals with her three years as a page--and with her growing up with all the changes that come with puberty. And she still has to deal with resistance as the first openly female knight-in-traini...
I'm really enjoying my romp through Tamora Pierce's third Tortall quartet. I read this one through in one sitting in just a couple of hours, not because of the length, but because I was so engrossed in the world she's created, and probably more importantly, because I was so invested in what happens ...
WHYYY isn't "Squire" waiting at the library for me yet? MUST READ NOW.I continue to love this series. This one was the Puberty Book, in which Keladry grows breasts, gets her period, and starts attracting male attention. She's kind of oblivious to it, though, which is amusing. I hope she and Neal get...