Tamora Pierce: Teen Reads: Student Companions to Young Series [NOOK Book]

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Tamora Pierce has a large following of teen and adult readers, who savor her fantasy novels with strong female characters. This volume provides her readers and fans with additional insights into her life and work. The first section provides a biographical chapter and literary heritage. The second and third sections analyze the Tales of Tortall and the Magic Circle Sagas as a whole, providing details into the characters and settings of each. The final section of the book, Perspectives, includes both a section on ...
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Tamora Pierce: Teen Reads: Student Companions to Young Series

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Overview

Tamora Pierce has a large following of teen and adult readers, who savor her fantasy novels with strong female characters. This volume provides her readers and fans with additional insights into her life and work. The first section provides a biographical chapter and literary heritage. The second and third sections analyze the Tales of Tortall and the Magic Circle Sagas as a whole, providing details into the characters and settings of each. The final section of the book, Perspectives, includes both a section on literary techniques along with an interview of Tamora Pierce herself. Appendices include a section on Power Female Heroes, and Fantasy Adventures.

Novels include: *The Song of the Lioness Quartet *The Immortals Quartet *The Protector of the Small Quartet *The Trickster Duology *The Magic Circle Quartet *The Circle Opens Quartet *The Will of the Empress
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  • Posted August 19, 2010

    Description is misleading

    Although this book does review and examin Tamora Peirce novels "Lioness" Quartet, "Immortals" Quartet, "Protector of the Small" Quartet, "Trickster" Dualogy, "Magic Circle" Quartet, "Circle Opens" Quartet, and "Will of the Emperess" It does not contain these books like the discription claims. I bought this book thinking I was getting a bargain bundle and only recieved a costly disapointment of a $45 refrence book.

    15 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 16, 2011

    dont buy

    its not actualy the books

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2011

    There is nothing in this book you can't find on Wikipedia or the author's website.

    Save your money and buy 4 of Tamora Pierce's other books instead.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 26, 2012

    Where in the following description of this book does it claim to

    Where in the following description of this book does it claim to be a bargain bundle? Even the title states that this is a companion to the series not the books themselves.
    "The first section provides a biographical chapter and literary heritage. The second and third sections analyze the Tales of Tortall and the Magic Circle Sagas as a whole, providing details into the characters and settings of each. The final section of the book, Perspectives, includes both a section on literary techniques along with an interview of Tamora Pierce herself. Appendices include a section on Power Female Heroes, and Fantasy ..."

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 24, 2011

    Yay for reviews

    Thank you for saving me money!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 17, 2011

    Not the books just summarys of them :(

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    Posted January 3, 2011

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