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Pierce, Tamora

Overview
Works: 606 works in 2,390 publications in 3 languages and 88,532 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Paranormal fiction  Science fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Spy fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, led, Creator
Classifications: PS3566.I367, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Tamora Pierce
Publications by Tamora Pierce
Most widely held works by Tamora Pierce
Alanna : the first adventure by Tamora Pierce( Book )
58 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 3,019 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Alanna, who aspires to be a knight even though she is a girl, disguises herself as a boy to become a royal page, learning many hard lessons along her path to high adventure
In the hand of the goddess by Tamora Pierce( Book )
60 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,825 libraries worldwide
Pursuing her desire to be a knight, Alanna learns many things in her role as squire to Prince Jonathan, but fears Duke Roger, an ambitious sorcerer with whom she knows she will one day have to deal. Disguised as a boy, Alanna of Trebond becomes a squire--to none other than the prince of the realm. But Prince Jonathan is much more to Alanna; he is her ally, her best friend, and one of the few who knows that she's really a girl. Now it will take all of Alanna's awesome skill, strength, and growing magical powers to protect him from the mysterious evil sorcerer who is bent on his destruction--and hers! Here continues the story of Alanna, a young woman bound for glory who is willing to fight against enormous odds for what she believes in
The woman who rides like a man by Tamora Pierce( Book )
56 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,759 libraries worldwide
On her first tour as a knight errant, Alanna assumes a position of influence with a fierce desert tribe, makes some changes in the role of women in the society, and continues her own emotional development
Lioness rampant by Tamora Pierce( Book )
61 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 2,603 libraries worldwide
Alanna continues to create her own life as a female warrior when she and new companions journey to the Roof of the World seeking the powerful Dominion Jewel, perhaps the last hope of saving her country from dissension and hostile magic
Terrier by Tamora Pierce( Book )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,554 libraries worldwide
When sixteen-year-old Beka becomes "Puppy" to a pair of "Dogs," as the Provost's Guards are called, she uses her police training, natural abilities, and a touch of magic to help them solve the case of a murdered baby in Tortall's Lower City
Trickster's choice by Tamora Pierce( Book )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,544 libraries worldwide
Alianne must call forth her mother's courage and her father's wit in order to survive on the Copper Isles in a royal court rife with political intrigue and murderous conspiracy
Wild magic by Tamora Pierce( Book )
39 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 2,490 libraries worldwide
The mage Numair, the knight Alanna, and Queen Thayet enlist thirteen-year-old Daine's help to battle the dreadful immortal creatures that have recently begun to attack the kingdom of Tortall
First test by Tamora Pierce( Book )
33 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 2,461 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Keladry of Mindalen, daughter of nobles, serves as a page but must prove herself to the males around her if she is ever to fulfill her dream of becoming a knight
Lady knight by Tamora Pierce( Book )
35 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,388 libraries worldwide
When she became a knight, eighteen-year-old Kel hoped to be given a combat post, but instead she finds herself named commander of an outpost of refugees, where she must face the unnatural forces of the evil Balyce
Squire by Tamora Pierce( Book )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,367 libraries worldwide
After becoming a squire to Lord Raoul, commander of the King's Own, Kel of Mindelan, must face a terrifying test in the Chamber of the Ordeal before she can be a knight
Page by Tamora Pierce( Book )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 2,266 libraries worldwide
Keladry of Mindelan continues her training to become a squire with the aid of a new maid, the support of her friends, interference from some other pages, and some serious, even dangerous opposition
The Emperor Mage by Tamora Pierce( Book )
44 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,263 libraries worldwide
When she is sent as part of the delegation from Tortall to negotiate a peace treaty with Carthak, fifteen-year-old Daine must use her powers to communicate with animals for more than healing the Carthak emperor's dying birds
Trickster's queen by Tamora Pierce( Book )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 2,229 libraries worldwide
Aly fails to foresee the dangers that await as she uses her magic to safeguard Dova and her younger siblings, despite knowing that her thirteen-year-old charge might be queen of the Copper Isles when the colonial rulers are defeated
Wolf-speaker by Tamora Pierce( Book )
28 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,155 libraries worldwide
With the help of her animal friends, Daine fights to save the kingdom of Tortall from ambitious mortals and dangerous immortals. Tamora Pierce has captivated the imaginations of readers everywhere with her acclaimed books set in the magical medieval world of Tortall. For longtime fans and new converts, here is a chance to discover a land of enchantment, legend, and adventure. In Wild Magic, all the orphaned Daine wants is a job. What she finds is magic. Hired by the Queen's Riders because of her knack with animals, Daine soon reveals that not only do animals obey her, but they also understand her words. But Daine must learn to trust humans before she can use her magic to save the kingdom. In Wolf-speaker, a threatened wolf pack summons the only human they know who can listen to their messages of danger-orphaned Daine. Daine believes the wolves' message of peril, but the danger and intrigue brewing in Dunlath Valley are far beyond anything she imagined. In Emperor Mage, Daine sails to Carthak as part of a peace treaty delegation from Tortall. While healing the emperor's captive birds, Daine discovers a new and terrifying dimension of her wild magic: She can bring dead creatures back to life. What is she to do with such immense power? Finding out the answer nearly costs Daine her life
Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,976 libraries worldwide
Having been promoted from "Puppy" to "Dog," Beka, now a full-fledged member of the Provost's Guard, and her former partner head to a neighboring port city to investigate a case of counterfeit coins
Magic steps by Tamora Pierce( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,910 libraries worldwide
When drawn into the investigation of murders perpetrated on a powerful family in Summersea, Sandy and her student Pasco undertake the dangerous mission of entrapping the invisible killers
Sandry's book by Tamora Pierce( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,871 libraries worldwide
Four young misfits find themselves living in a strictly disciplined temple community where they become friends while also learning to do crafts and to use their powers, especially magic
Cold fire by Tamora Pierce( Book )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,802 libraries worldwide
While studying with her teacher Frostpine in the northern land of Namorn, Daja helps the twin daughters of her host family discover their own magic and uses her powers to track an deadly arsonist
The will of the empress by Tamora Pierce( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,769 libraries worldwide
On visit to Namorn to visit her vast landholdings and her devious cousin, Empress Berenene, eighteen-year-old Sandry must rely on her childhood friends and fellow mages, Daja, Tris, and Briar, despite the distance that has grown between them
Mastiff by Tamora Pierce( Book )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,744 libraries worldwide
Beka, having just lost her fiance in a slaver's raid, is able to distract herself by going with her team on an important hunt at the queen's request, unaware that the throne of Tortall depends on their success
 
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Alternative Names
Pierce, Tamora 1954-
Tamora Pierce Amerikaans schrijfster
Tamora Pierce amerikansk författare
Tamora Pierce amerikansk skribent
Tamora Pierce écrivaine américaine
Tamora Pierce US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
تامورا بيرس
タモラ・ピアス
ピアス, タモラ
Languages
English (657)
German (9)
Japanese (4)
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