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Shannon Hale

Biography

Shannon Hale

Shannon Hale is the author of six young adult novels published by Bloomsbury: THE GOOSE GIRL, ENNA BURNING, RIVER SECRETS, FOREST BORN, BOOK OF A THOUSAND DAYS, and the Newbery Honor–winning New York Times bestseller PRINCESS ACADEMY; two graphic novels, RAPUNZEL’S REVENGE and CALAMITY JACK, co-written with her husband, Dean; and another critically acclaimed novel for adults, AUSTENLAND. She lives with her family near Salt Lake City, Utah.

Shannon Hale

Books by Shannon Hale

by Shannon Hale - Romance, Young Adult 12+
How far would you go to save the world?
 
When Maisie Danger Brown nabbed a spot at a NASA-like summer boot camp, she never expected to uncover a conspiracy that would change her life forever.
 
And she definitely didn't plan to fall in love.
written by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, illustrated by Nathan Hale - Graphic Novel
by Shannon Hale - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Rin has always been a quiet, helpful daughter and sister, but a secret is eating at her. Recently, the solace she once found among the trees surrounding her forest home has vanished. Determined to find a new sense of self, Rin accompanies her brother Razo into the city, where she discovers that a mysterious threat haunts Bayern. She joins with three magical girls --- Isi, Enna, and Dasha --- as they venture toward the kingdom of Kel...where someone wants them dead.

written by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale; illustrated by Nathan Hale - Graphic Novel

Newbery Honor-winning author Shannon Hale teams up with husband Dean Hale and brilliant artist Nathan Hale (no relation) to bring readers a swashbuckling and hilarious twist on the classic story as you’ve never seen it before. Watch as Rapunzel and her amazing hair team up with Jack (of beanstalk fame) to gallop around the wild and western landscape, changing lives, righting wrongs, and bringing joy to every soul they encounter.

by Shannon Hale - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Razo has always thought of himself as too short, too weak, too slow; only good for catching with his sling the odd squirrel for his mother's cookpot. But when he joins the king's soldiers on a peacekeeping mission, Razo finds that his squirrel-killing talents come in handy, and his way of noticing the unusual, thinking through to the truth and befriending the unlikeliest of people will serve him better than anyone could have predicted.

by Shannon Hale - Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Anidori-Kiladra Talianna Isilee, Crown Princess of Kildenree, spends the first years of her life listening to her aunt's stories and learning the language of the birds, especially the swans. As she grows up Ani develops the skills of animal speech, but is never comfortable speaking with people, so when her silver-tongued lady in waiting leads a mutiny during Ani's journey to be married in a foreign land, Ani is helpless and cannot persuade anyone to help her. She becomes a goose girl and must use her own special, nearly magical powers to find her way to her true destiny.

by Shannon Hale - Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Enna's simple life changes forever when she learns to wield fire and burn anything at will. Enna is convinced that she can use her ability for good --- to fight Tira, the kingdom threatening the Bayern borders --- and goes on secret raids to set fire to the Tiran camps and villages. But as the power of the fire grows stronger, she is less able to control her need to burn. In her recklessness she is captured by the Tiran army and held captive by a handsome young captain who drugs her to keep her under his influence. With the fire still consuming her, will Enna find a way to manage the gift that threatens to destroy her?