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First Test (Protector of the Small, Bk 1)
First Test - Protector of the Small, Bk 1
Author: Tamora Pierce
When Alanna became the King's Champion, it was decided that girls would henceforth be allowed to train for the knighthood. But ten years have passed, and no girls have come forward. Now, however, someone is about to change all that. Her name is Kel. In this first book in a new series from popular children's fantasy writer Tamora Pierce, ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780679889144
ISBN-10: 0679889140
Publication Date: 6/7/1999
Pages: 224
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

4.5 stars, based on 35 ratings
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is a terrific book for young adults, especially girls. It shows that even through the toughest of times if you keep trying your best, you will be able to make a difference and accomplish your goals.
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This is another series about a heroine, Kel, who encounters the typical sexism showed by males towards females when she first begins her training to become a knight. Later, after being bullied herself, she makes it her business to deal with those who pick on others when she feels that the hazing has gone too far with fellow students.

It's a wonderful story about a girl who finds her way and doesn't take crap but does what she needs in order to succeed despite the obstacles in her way.