"From now on I will be Alan of Trebond, the other twin. And one day I will be a knight." Although she is a girl, Alanna has always wanted to become a knight and have an adventurous life. Her her father of her, however, has arranged for her a different future: studiere 'in convent to be a perfect lady. Lei Thom's twin of her, instead, would do everything to avoid rider training. And so, before leaving for the respective destinations, the two exchange roles, and Alanna, pretending to be a boy, walking at the castle of King Roald in Corus. The path to become a Knight will be? Long and IRTO of obstacles; Alanna shake new friendships, especially with Jonathan of Conte, heir to the throne of Tortill, and will have to defend himself from preputent companions. While the festival of winter solstice is approaching, and with it the appointment of the new knights, alanna is chosen to accompany Jonathan to Persepolis; But before departure, duke duke roger challenged the prince to venture into the fearsome city? Black. Alanna, sniffing the danger, decides Dr. Following him secretly. Together they will face the ysandirs, be beings that steal the vital energy of men, and only at the cost of revealing their identity? Alanna potr? Demonstrate what is really worth ... Reading age: For 12 years.
Author: Tamora Pierce
Original title: Alanna: The First Adventure (The Song of the Lioness)