by Tamora Pierce.
New York : Atheneum, 1983.
241 p. : map ; 22 cm.
"An Argo book." Eleven-year-old Alanna, who aspires to be a knight even though she is a girl, disguises herself as a boy to become a royal page, a learning many hard lessons along her path to high adventure.
State and Provincial Reading Lists:
Iowa Children's Choice Award, 1988-1989 ; Nominee; Iowa Isinglass Teen Read Award, 2002-2003 ; Nominee; New Hampshire Voice of Youth Award, 2004-2005 ; Nominee; 5th and 6th Grade; Illinois
Song of the lioness / Tamora Pierce ; bk. 1
Alanna (Fictitious character : Pierce) Knights and knighthood--Fiction. Sex role--Fiction.