Princess Academy (Paperback)

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Shannon Hale's Newbery-Honor winning novel is the story of Miri, a simple mountain girl whose family has always quarried stone and lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have chosen her small village as the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince of Danland will come and choose his bride from among the girls of the village. To prepare the village girls, the king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, and every teenage girl must attend and learn how to become a princess. Soon Miri finds herself confronted with a harsh academy mistress, bitter competition among the girls, and her own conflicting desires. Filled with just a hint of magical realism, Shannon Hale shows all her great talent for original fairy tale stories in this incredible novel.

About the Author

Since the publication of her first book, The Goose Girl, in 2003, Shannon has become a beloved author to young readers as well as booksellers and educators. Her third novel, Princess Academy, earned her a Newbery Honor and is a The New York Times, Book Sense, and Publishers Weekly bestseller. Shannon has also written three books for adults, two graphic novels, and many other highly acclaimed novels for young readers. Shannon lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with her husband, Dean, their children, and their pet, a small plastic pig.

Product Details ISBN-10: 1599909502
ISBN-13: 9781599909509
Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 09/01/2015
Pages: 336
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 9
Maximum Age: 14
Minimum Grade Level: 4th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 9th Grade

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