Briar's Book

Briar's Book

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Four elements of power. Four children to control them. Four books of magic, adventure, and fantasy. Enter acclaimed author Tamora Pierce's Circle of Magic.

In Book 4 of the Circle of Magic Quartet, former "street rat" Briar leads a comfortable life at Winding Circle Temple, learning plant magic from his teacher Rosethorn. But street kids are still his friends, and when one of them gets sick, she turns to Briar for help. As the mysterious illness spreads, Sandry, Daja, and Tris join Briar and their teachers to fight the epidemic. But just as the situation improves, the unthinkable happens. Will Briar be able to save what he loves most?

Publisher: New York :, Scholastic Inc.,, [2000]
Copyright Date: ©1999
ISBN: 9780590554114
Branch Call Number: YA PIE
Characteristics: 258 pages : map ; 18 cm


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Apr 11, 2015

Not the best of Pierce's Circle of Magic Books. But it does develop several characters to a greater degree.

Jul 23, 2012

The picture shown above is the wrong book cover! (or was if it changes by the time you are reading this)

LadywhoLoves5 Jun 09, 2012

I love this book. When Briar's connection to his old life makes him question himself and who he is. He does not give in to the troubles that befall him.

Jun 11, 2011

Circle Book3

Jun 11, 2011

Circle Book4

Oct 03, 2010

I found this book pretty good, it didn't grab my attention right away, but Tamora Pierce spun a nice tale. I think I'd enjoy the other books in the series more, as Daja (the main character) didn't connect well with me. I think it was well written and a decent read overall.

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