Princess Academy (2nd Edition)

by Shannon Hale

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Celebrate the 10th anniversary of this Newbery Honor winning, New York Times bestselling book — now with a gorgeous new cover!

Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have divined her village the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince will choose his bride from among the village girls.

The king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, and every teenage girl must attend and learn how to become a princess. Soon Miri finds herself confronted with a harsh academy mistress, bitter competition among the girls, and her own conflicting desires. Winning the contest could give her everything she ever wanted — but it would mean leaving her home and family behind.

Packaged with a fresh cover, this timelessly charming, award-winning story from best-selling author Shannon Hale is sure to enchant a whole new generation of readers.

About the Author

Shannon Hale

New York Times best-selling author Shannon Hale knew at age ten it was her destiny to become a writer. She has quested deep into fairytales in such enchanting books as The Goose Girl, Book of a Thousand Days, Rapunzel's Revenge, Newbery Honor winner Princess Academy, Ever After High: The Storybook of Legends and Ever After HIgh: The Unfairest of Them All. With the princely and valiant writer Dean Hale, Shannon co-authored four charming children, who are free to follow their own destinies. Just so long as they get to bed on time.

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Sweet Book
By , Submitted on 2016-06-01

The Princess Academy is a sweet book that is perfect for "tweens" and young adult girls. From hearing others talk about this book I expected some teenage angst and some conflict between the girls in the academy but I was surprised that there was a mix of fantasy, adventure, and bravery that was endearing to me. This is a book I would recommend.

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