Katsa has been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she was eight she s a Graceling, one of the rare people in her land born with an extreme skill. As niece of the king, she should be able to live a life of privilege, but Graced as she is with killing, she is forced to work as the king s thug. When she first meets Prince Po, Graced with combat skills, Katsa has no hint of how her life is about 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 . With elegant, evocative prose and a cast of unforgettable characters, debut author Kristin Cashore creates a mesmerizing world, a death-defying adventure, and a heart-racing romance that will consume you, hold you captive, and leave you wanting more."
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(211mm x 145mm x 33mm)
Harcourt Children's Books
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Author Biography - Kristin Cashore
KRISTIN CASHORE has written for The Horn Book Guide, The Looking Glass: An Online Children s Literature Journal, and Children s Literature in Education.She received a master s degree in children s literature from Simmons College.Graceling is Ms.Cashore s first novel.She lives in Jacksonville, Florida."