Paperback ↠ Princess Academy PDF ñ

Paperback  ↠ Princess Academy PDF ñ Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have quarried stone and lived a simple life Then word comes that the king s priests have divined her small village the home of the future princess In a year s time, the prince himself will come and choose his bride from among the girls of the village The king s ministers set up an academy on the mountain,


10 thoughts on “Princess Academy

  1. Cristina Monica Cristina Monica says:

    3.5 stars If only If only my eleven year old younger self had read this book I know she would ve shrieked with happiness at holding Princess Academy against her innocent little heart Miri and younger Lola might ve shared a stronger andvivid level of connection and this latter probably would ve eagerly pressed five stars as rating Well, it certainly isn t every


  2. Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ says:

    The Princess Academy is a favorite comfort read, and a delightful older middle grade younger YA fantasy, nominated for the 2006 Newbery Award Miri is a teenage girl living in a small, simple mountain village, where everyone makes a living quarrying a lovely marble rock that is found only on their mountain It s a sometimes harsh life, with everyone kind of scra


  3. Beth Beth says:

    AUGUST 2012 Just re read technically re listened to this one in anticipation of the sequel coming out this month Loved this book all over again MAY 2007 So the latest books I ve read I haven t exactly enjoyed I mean, I do finish them and everything, so they must have been okay, but it s not like I was ever reaching for my book multiple times a day, binging on pa


  4. Tatiana Tatiana says:

    Sometimes you just want to take a break from endless angst and sexual tension of currently popular both adult and YA books and read something light and inoffensive Princess Academy is an excellent choice for this purpose Although this is an obviously children s book, it is not silly or overly simplistic The fairy tale is very imaginative and teaches many valuable


  5. HT Goodwill HT Goodwill says:

    Overall, the book was well written and appropriate for a young adolescent audience It was certainly not written for someone in my demographic I enjoyed a number of aspects of this book and also a few disappointements Specifically,1 The resolution of the primary conflict who gets to be the princess felt too much like a plot device I can t saywithout giving away the


  6. Diane Diane says:

    Every now and then I like to read a good children s book, especially if it has a smart heroine Princess Academy was perfect reading for a Sunday afternoon It tells the story of Miri, a 14 year old girl living on a mountain that mines a valuable stone One day, it s announced that the prince will choose his next princess from Miri s village, and all of the girls are


  7. Sherwood Smith Sherwood Smith says:

    Had a very long drive ahead of me yesterday, so took this lovely book along to reread it.It was never very surprising to this old reader I could see the plot turns coming a few chapters before they did, but the true pleasure is in the relationships of the families in the mountain village where Miri lives, and of course the relationships of the girls as they develop.


  8. Shannon (Giraffe Days) Shannon (Giraffe Days) says:

    The linder quarries on Mount Eskel make for hard labour, but the villagers who mine it wouldn t trade their life for anything The linder stone takes skill to extract in whole blocks from the mountainside, and its qualities enable them to converse without speaking.Fourteen year old Miri wants nothing so much as to join her father and older sister in the quarry But she


  9. Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce says:

    I really liked it when the girls started pulling together and thinking past the fairytale, deciding that was in their best interest.


  10. Charlotte Charlotte says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Read for my 2018 women of speculative fiction challenge.No wolf falters before the bite, so strike.No hawk wavers before the dive, so swing.No sun pauses before the set, just strike.No rain delays before the fall, just swing In my most drastic tonal shift to date, we will be going from talk


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