Sandry's Book by Tamora Pierce
(Circle of Magic, Book 1)

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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Tamora Pierce takes readers to a world filled with adventure and magic.

In Book 1 of the Circle of Magic Quartet, gifted young weaver Sandry is brought to the Winding Circle community. There she meets Briar, a former thief with a way with plants; Daja, an outcast gifted at metalcraft; and Tris, whose connection with the weather unsettles everyone, including herself. The four misfits are taught how to use their magic, but when disaster strikes, it's up to Sandry to weave together four different kinds of power to save herself, her friends, and Winding Circle.

About Tamora Pierce

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Author Tamora Pierce was born in South Connellsville, Pennsylvania on December 13, 1954. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Her first book, Alanna: The First Adventure, was published in 1983 and she became a full-time author in 1992. She writes fantasy books, mainly involving young heroines, for young adults. She is the author of numerous series including Song of the Lioness; The Immortals; Circle of Magic; Protector of the Small; The Circle Opens; Daughter of the Lioness; The Circle Reforged; and Beka Cooper. Her novel Battle Magic was a New York Times bestseller.
Published September 1, 2011 by Scholastic Press. 275 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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First in a projected series by veteran fantasy writer Pierce (the Song of the Lioness books), this unfocused tale tells of four young mages who discover their magical abilities while living in a strictly disciplined temple community called Winding Circle.

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The first two books in Pierce's Circle of Magic series feature a talented needleworker and a merchant girl who can create storms and tides.

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Sandry’s Book is book one in the Circle of Magic series, it was followed by Tris’s Book, also published as The Power in the Storm (1998), Daja’s Book, also published as The Fire in the Forging (1998) and Briar’s Book, also published as The Healing in the Vine (1999).

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