In the hand of the goddess

Author Pierce, Tamora.
Language English
Publisher
New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2011




Annotation:

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. "I don't want to fall in love. I just want to be a warrior maiden." Still disguised as a boy, Alanna becomes a squire to none other than the prince of the realm. Prince Jonathan is not only Alanna's liege lord, he is also her best friend -- and one of the few who knows the secret of her true identity. But when a mysterious sorceror threatens the prince's life, it will take all of Alanna's skill, strength, and magical power to protect him -- even at the risk of revealing who she really is ... Filled with swords and sorcery, adventure and intrigue, good and evil, Alanna's second adventure continues the saga of a girl who dares to follow her dreams -- and the magical destiny that awaits her. Alanna's journey continues.



Subjects :

  • Alanna (Fictitious character : Pierce
  • Juvenile fiction
  • Wizards
  • Fiction
  • Alanna (Fictitious character : Pierce)
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Middle Ages
  • Women heroes
  • Historical fiction
  • Princes

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Reading Measurement Programs:


0679801111
Alfred A. Knopf () 1984.

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Upper Grade
Book Level 5.2
Accelerated Reader Points 7

Lexile, MetaMetrics, Inc.

Lexile Measure 750
Accelerated Reader Points

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level 6-8
Reading Level 6
Accelerated Reader Points 12


0689853246
Atheneum Books for Young Readers (New York:) 2002.

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level 6-8
Reading Level 6
Accelerated Reader Points 12


0689310544
Atheneum (New York:) 1984.

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Upper Grade
Book Level 5.2
Accelerated Reader Points 7


0689878567
Simon Pulse (New York:) 2005.

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Upper Grade
Book Level 5.2
Accelerated Reader Points 7

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level 6-8
Reading Level 6
Accelerated Reader Points 12

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Reviews :

Joyce McCarty (Audiofile, October/November 2002)
Although this is Book 2 in the Song of the Lioness series, the plot of IN THE HAND OF THE GODDESS stands on its own. It continues the story of a young girl who disguises herself as a boy to become a knight and serve her king. Trini Alvarado narrates with enthusiasm and care. One could easily see her performing as a storyteller at a Renaissance fair. This story of magic, war, romance, and intrigue is wrapped in language designed to suggest the "days of yore." J.E.M. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine Unabridged. 2001 (orig. 1984), Listening Library, Three cassettes, 5 hrs., Retail pak, $25.00. Ages 10 up.
(PUBLISHER: Listening Library Three cassettes 5 hrs. Retail pak $25.00., PUBLISHED: 2001 (orig. 1984))

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Publication Details:

  Publisher ISBN Notes
New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2011

Media Type: Language Material
241 p.:
PZ7.P61464 ([Fic])
9781442427648
1442427647
New York: Simon Pulse, 2005

Media Type: Language Material
264 p.:
CPB Box no. 2317 vol. 3
0689878567
9780689878565
New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2002

Media Type: Language Material
209 p.:
MLCS 2006/42226 (P)
0689853246
9780689853241
Listening Library Three cassettes 5 hrs. Retail pak $25.00., 2001

Media Type:

0807206040
9780807206041
London: Scholastic, 1998

Media Type: Language Material
209 p. map ;
CPB Box no. 401 vol. 17 (813.54)
0590197975
9780590197977
Originally published New York: Atheneum 1983 ; Oxford Oxford University Press 1986.
Red Fox, 1992

Media Type: Language Material
232p.
(813.54)
0099555603
9780099555605
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986

Media Type: Language Material
232p.:
PZ7 (813/.54)
0192715518
9780192715517
Alfred A. Knopf, 1984

Media Type: Language Material
232 p.
([Fic])
0679801111
9780679801115
New York: Atheneum, 1984

Media Type: Language Material
232 p.:
PZ7.P61464 ([Fic])
0689310544
9780689310546
"An Argo book."

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