Graceling /Material type: BookSeries: Seven Kingdoms Trilogy: 1.Publisher: Orlando, FL : Harcourt, ©2008Description: 471 pages : maps ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780152063962; 015206396X.Subject(s): Murder -- Juvenile fiction | Girls -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction | Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction | Fantasy -- Juvenile fiction | Kings and rulers -- Juvenile fiction | Friendship -- Juvenile fiction | Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction | Adventure and adventurers | Fantasy | Young adult fiction | Fantasy fiction | Young adult fiction | Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 2008
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Discover the Graceling Realm in this unforgettable, award-winning novel from bestselling author Kristin Cashore <br> <br> A New York Times bestseller <br> ALA Best Book for Young Adults <br> Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature Winner <br> Publishers Weekly , School Library Journal, Booklist, and BCCB Best Book of the Year <br> <br> "Rageful, exhilarating, wistful in turns" ( The New York Times Book Review) with "a knee weakening romance" ( LA Times ). Graceling is a thrilling, action-packed fantasy adventure that will resonate deeply with anyone trying to find their way in the world.<br> <br> Graceling tells the story of the vulnerable-yet-strong Katsa, who is smart and beautiful and lives in the Seven Kingdoms where selected people are born with a Grace, a special talent that can be anything at all. Katsa's Grace is killing. As the king's niece, she is forced to use her extreme skills as his brutal enforcer. Until the day she meets Prince Po, who is Graced with combat skills, and Katsa's life begins to change. She never expects to become Po's friend. She never expects to learn a new truth about her own Grace--or about a terrible secret that lies hidden far away . . . a secret that could destroy all seven kingdoms with words alone . <br> <br> And don't miss the sequel Fire and companion Bitterblue , both award-winning, New York Times bestsellers, and full of Kristin Cashore's elegant, evocative prose and unforgettable characters.
Companion book to Fire.
"Designed by Cathy Riggs ; Maps by Jeffery C. Mathison"--Title page verso.
In a world where some people are born with extreme and often-feared skills called Graces, Katsa struggles for redemption from her own horrifying Grace, the Grace of killing, and teams up with another young fighter to save their land from a corrupt king.
"Ages 14 and up"--Jacket.
The lady killer -- The twisted king -- The shifting world.
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning UG 5.3 18.
William C. Morris YA Debut Finalists, 2009.