WorldCat Identities

Pierce, Tamora

Overview
Works: 326 works in 1,706 publications in 7 languages and 85,444 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works  Diary fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.P61464, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tamora Pierce
Alanna : the first adventure by Tamora Pierce( Book )

67 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Alanna, who aspires to be a knight even though she is a girl, disguises herself as a boy to become a royal page, learning many hard lessons along her path to high adventure
In the hand of the goddess by Tamora Pierce( Book )

59 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Wild magic by Tamora Pierce( Book )

50 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mage Numair, the knight Alanna, and Queen Thayet enlist thirteen-year-old Daine's help to battle the dreadful immortal creatures that have recently begun to attack the kingdom of Tortall
The woman who rides like a man by Tamora Pierce( Book )

48 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her first tour as a knight errant, Alanna assumes a position of influence with a fierce desert tribe, makes some changes in the role of women in the society, and continues her own emotional development
Lioness rampant by Tamora Pierce( Book )

56 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alanna continues to create her own life as a female warrior when she and new companions journey to the Roof of the World seeking the powerful Dominion Jewel, perhaps the last hope of saving her country from dissension and hostile magic
Trickster's choice by Tamora Pierce( Book )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alianne must call forth her mother's courage and her father's wit in order to survive on the Copper Isles in a royal court rife with political intrigue and murderous conspiracy
The Emperor Mage by Tamora Pierce( Book )

44 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she is sent as part of the delegation from Tortall to negotiate a peace treaty with Carthak, fifteen-year-old Daine must use her powers to communicate with animals for more than healing the Carthak emperor's dying birds
First test by Tamora Pierce( Book )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Keladry of Mindelan, daughter of nobles, serves as a page but must prove herself to the males around her if she is ever to fulfill her dream of becoming a knight
Wolf-speaker by Tamora Pierce( Book )

36 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 2,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of her animal friends, Daine fights to save the kingdom of Tortall from ambitious mortals and dangerous immortals
Squire by Tamora Pierce( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After becoming a squire to Lord Raoul, commander of the King's Own, Kel of Mindelan, must face a terrifying test in the Chamber of the Ordeal before she can be a knight
Terrier by Tamora Pierce( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Danish and held by 2,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sixteen-year-old Beka becomes "Puppy" to a pair of "Dogs," as the Provost's Guards are called, she uses her police training, natural abilities, and a touch of magic to help them solve the case of a murdered baby in Tortall's Lower City
Lady knight by Tamora Pierce( Book )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 2,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she became a knight, eighteen-year-old Kel hoped to be given a combat post, but instead she finds herself named commander of an outpost of refugees, where she must face the unnatural forces of the evil Balyce
Page by Tamora Pierce( Book )

44 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keladry of Mindelan continues her training to become a squire with the aid of a new maid, the support of her friends, interference from some other pages, and some serious, even dangerous opposition
The realms of the gods by Tamora Pierce( Book )

47 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While in the mystical realms of the gods along with Nunair, Daine learns the secrets of her past and the implications for her future as she and Nunair are compelled to return to the mortal world of Tortall to help fight against the immortals
Trickster's queen by Tamora Pierce( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Danish and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aly fails to foresee the dangers that await as she uses her magic to safeguard Dova and her younger siblings, despite knowing that her thirteen-year-old charge might be queen of the Copper Isles when the colonial rulers are defeated
Magic steps by Tamora Pierce( Book )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When drawn into the investigation of murders perpetrated on a powerful family in Summersea, Sandy and her student Pasco undertake the dangerous mission of entrapping the invisible killers
Sandry's book by Tamora Pierce( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and Danish and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four young misfits find themselves living in a strictly disciplined temple community where they become friends while also learning to do crafts and to use their powers, especially magic
The will of the empress by Tamora Pierce( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Danish and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On visit to Namorn to visit her vast landholdings and her devious cousin, Empress Berenene, eighteen-year-old Sandry must rely on her childhood friends and fellow mages, Daja, Tris, and Briar, despite the distance that has grown between them
Cold fire by Tamora Pierce( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While studying with her teacher Frostpine in the northern land of Namorn, Daja helps the twin daughters of her host family discover their own magic and uses her powers to track an deadly arsonist
Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been promoted from "Puppy" to "Dog," Beka, now a full-fledged member of the Provost's Guard, and her former partner head to a neighboring port city to investigate a case of counterfeit coins
 
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Alternative Names
Pierce, Tamora 1954-

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In the hand of the goddessWild magicThe woman who rides like a manLioness rampantTrickster's choiceThe Emperor MageFirst testWolf-speaker