WorldCat Identities

Pierce, Tamora

Overview
Works: 754 works in 2,605 publications in 3 languages and 86,722 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Paranormal fiction  Science fiction  Short stories  Children's audiobooks  Action and adventure fiction  Spy fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Creator, led
Classifications: PS3566.I367, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tamora Pierce
Alanna : the first adventure by Tamora Pierce( Book )

53 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 2,995 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, a learning many hard lessons along her path to high adventure
In the hand of the goddess by Tamora Pierce( Book )

60 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 2,803 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
The woman who rides like a man by Tamora Pierce( Book )

55 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,697 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
Trickster's choice by Tamora Pierce( Book )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,447 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
Terrier by Tamora Pierce( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 2,408 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
Lioness rampant by Tamora Pierce( Book )

41 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 2,371 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
Wild magic by Tamora Pierce( Book )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 2,355 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 Emperor Mage by Tamora Pierce( Book )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and held by 2,104 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
Wolf-speaker by Tamora Pierce( Book )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and held by 2,092 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 )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,089 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
Trickster's queen by Tamora Pierce( Book )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 2,082 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
Lady knight by Tamora Pierce( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,865 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
Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 1,855 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
Sandry's book by Tamora Pierce( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 1,799 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
Magic steps by Tamora Pierce( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,778 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
The will of the empress by Tamora Pierce( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,696 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 )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,683 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
Mastiff by Tamora Pierce( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beka, having just lost her fiance in a slaver's raid, is able to distract herself by going with her team on an important hunt at the queen's request, unaware that the throne of Tortall depends on their success
Young warriors : stories of strength by Josepha Sherman( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen original short stories by various authors relate the exploits of teenage warriors who defeat their enemies with cunning and skill as they strive to fulfill their destinies
Tris's book by Tamora Pierce( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the defenses of Winding Circle Temple seriously weakened by an earthquake, Tris and her fellow mages-in-training try to join their different magic powers to protect the Winding Circle community from a pirate attack
 
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Alternative Names
Pierce, Tamora 1954-

Tamora Pierce

Tamora Pierce Amerikaans schrijfster

Tamora Pierce amerikansk författare

Tamora Pierce amerikansk skribent

Tamora Pierce écrivaine américaine

Tamora Pierce US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

تامورا بيرس

タモラ・ピアス

ピアス, タモラ

Languages
English (546)

German (8)

Japanese (2)