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Part of the 8-book Tamora Pierce reissue for Fall 2006, this title in the Circle of Magic quartet features spellbinding new cover art. Coincides with the release of WILL OF THE EMPRESS in trade pb.

Four elements of power, four mages-in-training learning to control them. In Book 1 of the Circle of Magic Quartet, gifted young weaver Sandry is brought to the Winding Circle community. There she meets Briar, a former thief with a way with plants; Daja, an outcase gifted at metalcraft; and Tris, whose connection with the weather unsettles everyone, including herself. The four misfits are taught how to use their magic, but when disaster strikes, it's up to Sandry to weave together four different kinds of power to save herself, her friends, and Winding Circle.

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Here begins the tale of Daja, Briar, Tris, and Sandry--four children brought to Winding Cirle Temple for training in crafts and magic. They are outcasts in their homeland. But in this magical place, they are valued and respected for their special powers.

About the Author

Tamora Pierce is the critically acclaimed author of more than twenty novels, including the Circle of Magic and The Circle Opens quartets, THE WILL OF THE EMPRESS, MELTING STONES, and, most recently, the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Beka Cooper trilogy. She lives in New York State with her husband, Tim, and her seven cats and two birds. Visit her online at www.tamorapierce.com.

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Alexandria Rhiner, August 7, 2012 (view all comments by Alexandria Rhiner)
I loved this series. Each of the books are from one of their perspectives and this was a very good book for the series opener. Would recommend to anyone.
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crowyhead, September 15, 2006 (view all comments by crowyhead)
I really liked this! This series, Circle of Magic, centers on four young people who are just discovering the powerful magic they were born with. All four are troublemakers in one way or another, misfits who haven't found someplace they really feel comfortable. They are brought together at Winding Circle, where they begin to learn to explore and control their talents -- and how to trust people, as well.
What I really admired, beyond Pierce's excellent characters, was how carefully she has created the magic system that rules her world. It's surprising how many fantasy writers build worlds that are run by magic, but never put any though into the rules that magic runs by -- or worse, create rules, and then blithely break them
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780590554084
Author:
Pierce, Tamora
Publisher:
Scholastic
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market Paperbound
Series:
Circle of Magic
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
19990931
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in
Age Level:
from 12

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