Circle of Magic #4: Briar's Book by Tamora PierceCircle of Magic #4: Briar's Book by Tamora Pierce

Circle of Magic #4: Briar's Book

byTamora Pierce

Paperback | March 1, 2000

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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?

TAMORA PIERCE is the critically acclaimed author of more than twenty novels, including the Circle of Magic and The Circle Opens quartets, The Will of the Empress, Melting Stones, and, most recently, the New York Times bestselling Beka Cooper trilogy. She lives in New York State with her husband, Tim, and her seven cats and two birds. V...
Title:Circle of Magic #4: Briar's BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 6.72 × 4.15 × 0.7 inPublished:March 1, 2000Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0590554115

ISBN - 13:9780590554114

Appropriate for ages: 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent End to the Series This book was a satisfying end to a great series! The characters are relatable and the message is heartwarming.
Date published: 2018-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So good! This was my favourite in the circle of magic series! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Briar is my favourite character, so it's great to get to the story that focuses on him!
Date published: 2016-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best of the 'Circle of Magic' series Briar's Book is the most touching book in the Circle of Magic series. Briar learns what is it like to lose someone he truly cared about and is willing to give anything, including his own life, just to get her back.
Date published: 2006-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply Amazing.. For me, Briar's Book was by far the best of the Circle of Magic series. He was always my favourite character so it was great to see more of him and his qualities in this book. The end nearly had me in tears! When Rosethorn told him she loved him...amazing. I have always been a loyal Harry Potter fan so won't say this is better but I will say J.K Rowling has some competition! After finishing the Circle of Magic series I immediately came online here and started ordering the Circle Opens series! I love these books!!!
Date published: 2005-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Touching Ending After finding a new home in Discipline cottage his teacher, Rosethorn falls ill with a fatal disease. Working around the clock to find the cure, Tris and Briar work with Rosethorn's rival forgetting their misgivings.These four young mages risk everything for Rosethorn and the young ex-thief, the young mage Brair who will do anything for his teacher. A fabulous book of caring,devotion, forgiveness,love,faith, and power to give up everything except losing his teacher. A exciting, touching closing to the Circle of Magic Quartet.
Date published: 2003-03-31
Date published: 2003-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW ! ! ! The book was amazzzzzzzzing sad and deep a book that will have you so caught up that you can't put it down. I would recomend it to anybody.
Date published: 2000-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good book hey this as a good book it shows briars courage and i cant wate to read magic steps form the cequill series
Date published: 2000-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must read ! ! ! This book is probably the best book I have ever read. It is a must read for all Tamora Pierce readers.
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From Our Editors

Briar`s only hope is saving his most cherished friend and beloved mentor, Rosethorn, for the plague lies in his particular magical power over plants and herbs. But even with his knowledge and the help of all his fellow mages-in-training, will Briar be able to create the correct enchantments in time to cure Rosethorn`s illness -- and save the most important life in the world to him? Circle of Magic #4: Briar`s Book continues Tamora Pierce`s best-selling fantasy series for children ages 11 and older.

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"Carefully crafted, entirely satisfying fantasy".

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