Category Archives: Author: Tamora Pierce

Briar’s Book

Circle of Magic: Briar’s Book
Tamora Pierce

Briar has some sweet tats. Read to learn more!

Briar has some sweet tats. Read to learn more!

Quick Stats:

Page Count: 258
Age Range: 12 and up
Year: 1999
Genre: Fantasy
Series: 4th of 4

Briar is a former street kid who was condemned to die for his crimes, but he was saved by a man who would eventually bring him to the community of Winding Circle that fosters people with magical abilities. Briar has the unique gift of controlling plants and has been studying plant magic when a terrible plague begins to spread across the country. Briar must use his magic and knowledge of plants to help stop it.

This books is recommended for students in middle school and 4/5th graders with high reading levels.

-Caitlin

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Daja’s Book

Circle of Magic: Daja’s Book
Tamora Pierce

That horse must be getting a bit warm.

That horse must be getting a bit warm.

Quick Stats:

Page Count: 232
Age Range: 12 and up
Year: 1998
Genre: Fantasy
Series: 3rd of 4

Daja is considered an outcast by her fellow traders, but after using her magical abilities to create a living metal vin,e she is now offered the chance to rejoin her people. Daja has to make the choice between staying in Winding Circle with her foster brother and sisters or going back to her former family who once rejected her.

This books is recommended for students in middle school and 4/5th graders with high reading levels.

-Caitlin

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Tris’s Book

Circle of Magic: Tris’s Book
Tamora Pierce

I love seeing "...s's" on the cover of a book! Especially a good book!

I love seeing “…s’s” on the cover of a book! Especially a good book!

Quick Stats:

Page Count: 251
Age Range: 12 and up
Year: 1998
Genre: Fantasy
Series: 2nd of 4

The community of Winding circle, a place that fosters people with magical abilities, is under attack by rogue pirates. Tris, whose powers include controlling the weather, must defend her community with the help of her foster sisters and brothers.

This books is recommended for students in middle school and 4/5th graders with high reading levels.

-Caitlin

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Sandry’s Book

Circle of Magic: Sandry’s Book
Tamora Pierce

Newly-updated cover that hilights the danger and adventure found within.

Newly-updated cover that hilights the danger and adventure found within.

Quick Stats:

Page Count: 252
Age Range: 12 and up
Year: 1997
Genre: Fantasy
Series: 4 books, with a sequel series that also contains 4 books

After losing her parents to a plague, Sandry discovers she has a unique magical ability to weave thread and create light. Sandry is brought to Winding Circle, a community that fosters people with magical talents and teaches them to use these powers. However, her new home is threatened and Sandry must find a way to save herself and her friends.

This books is recommended for students in middle school and 4/5th graders with high reading levels.

-Caitlin

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Filed under Age Range: 12 and up, Author: Tamora Pierce, Genre: Fantasy, Page Count: 200-300, Part of a Series, Year: 1990s