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Princess Academy

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 60,988 Ratings and 6,760 Reviews

Book Description
Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have quarried stone and lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have divined her small village the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince himself will come and choose his bride from among the girls of the village. The king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, and every teenage girl must... More
Book Information
PublisherBloomsbury USA Children's Books
BindingPaperback (26 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages336
ISBN-101599900734
ISBN-13978-1599900735
Publication Date04/17/2007
The Creators
About Shannon Hale (Author) : Shannon Hale is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Shannon Hale include The Goose Girl (Unabridged), Princess Academy (Unabridged), Austenla... more
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About Rick Lieder (Illustrator) : Rick Lieder’s art has appeared on award-winning novels ranging from mysteries and science fiction, to books based on the X-Files TV series, to Newbery Award-winning books for children (A Single Shar... more
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9/30/2010 Christy Bodily

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7/1/2010 Sheri Radford tagged as: I recommend

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9/8/2009 Trisha Slay tagged as: I recommend

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6/30/2009 Nicole Downing said: Visit my blog for a review on this book http://snikysnake.blogspot.com/
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5/14/2009 Sarah Mullen Gilbert said: A wonderful story of a girl finding her inner strength and self-worth. The setting, characters, and storyline are vivid and enjoyable. One of my new favorites!
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12/23/2008 Ali B said: 31423
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10/21/2008 Tracy Wymer tagged as: I recommend

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8/6/2008 Holly Cupala tagged as: I recommend

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3/27/2008 Christy Evers said:
Shannon Hale breaks the Story book Princess mold! When the Kings priest divine Miri's simple mountain village to be the location where the next future princess can be found an academy is set up so the village girls can learn to read, write and act like royalty. Once they have passed the academy s... more

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11/21/2007 Lynndy Bennett tagged as: I read

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9/13/2007 Tracy O'Daniel

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4/5/2007 Jill Przytarski said: Hale takes the usual princess image and turns it on its head in this book that was full of action and intrigue. This book was recommended by my Children's Lit. professor and it certainly did not disappoint. One of the best books I've picked up and read all year.
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4/5/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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