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First Test

Series: Protector of the Small (Book #1)
by Tamora Pierce
Keladry (known as Kel) is the first girl to take advantage of the decree that permits girls to train for the knighthood. The only thing that can stop her is Lord Wyldon, the training master of pages and squires. He does not think girls should be knights and puts her on probation for one year. It is a trial period that no male page has to endure and one that separates the friendly Kel even more from her fellow trainees. But Kel is not someone to underestimate. . . .
Ages
11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
6.7
Lexile Measure
760L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
V
Publisher
Random House Children's Books
Number of Pages
256
Genre
General Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy

About the Author

Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous fantasy novels for young people, including The Will of the Empress and the acclaimed Circle of Magic and the Circle Opens quartets.

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