Author: Shannon Hale

Princess Academy by Shannon Hale

Princess Academy  by Shannon Hale

Princess Academy is written for 9 to 11 year old girls and I think it absolutely hits that target reader. As an adult reader, I thought the story moved a little slowly at times, but that is a reflection of life on Mount Eskel—and most middle grader readers won’t even notice. Although learning to be a princess and the unexpected win of the underdog are common plot scenarios in a lot of middle grade fantasy stories, in this book it felt fresh and new. I […]

July 6, 2007 | 5 Comments
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