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Terrier is book one in the Rebekah Cooper trilogy by Tamora Pierce. It centers around The book is about Beka’s first weeks as a puppy, or trainee, in. Satisfying fantasy crime drama for tweens. Read Common Sense Media’s Terrier: Beka Cooper, Book 1 review, age rating, and parents guide. Pierce returns to the Tortall Realms for a new series, a kind of prequel to those of her popular “sheroes” Alanna, Kel and Aly. Her latest heroine.

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Beka is tired from her work as a Puppy; she’s not going to write twenty, thirty pages in her journal at night! The Best Books of Stay up to date on new reviews. The chapters are a million pages long, and most of which are boring.

I had no idea who these people were until I just went back to dig through it, and it just made the start of the novel feel disjointed, like I was lost before I even started. I have not read any of the authors other books and now I don’t know that I will. As I read this book, I entertained the idea that it bea be a movie.

Kayfer Deerbornthe current king of the Rogue, is old coiper frail, and young hopefuls flock into town. And not only that but I felt this book on a whole was rather light for a book that was about dealing with criminals.

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Parent of a 3, 9, and 12 year old Written by write2char January 20, Jul 19, Elias rated it liked it Shelves: When they realize the extent of Beka’s talents, magical and otherwise, they soften up and accept her.


I don’t know if all of the books are written in this same format, but the jumping around with constant referral to terms and things that bbeka no explanation to a new reader were really annoying and made it not a very enjoyable read. Jan 09, Valerie rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is the beginning of her story, her legend, and her legacy.

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Rosto often flirts with Beka, who doesn’t really appreciate it. Beka begins her training assigned as a Puppy, or a Dog in his or her first year of training, to two revered senior Dogs in the Lower City: I think it tells a great d I love stories about the Tortall Realm. As a trainee Puppyshe’s assigned to the best Dogs in the Kennel, though they’re reluctant to have her. Since then, her bestselling and award-winning titles haveā€¦ More about Tamora Pierce. They’re tough, they’re capable, and they’re none too happy about the indignity of being saddled with a puppy for the first time in years.

The journal of the protagonist.

Beka Cooper: Terrier

After having grown up in the Lower City, and watching a cove man, common-born leave her Ma with her 5 children and all she owned, due to her Ma contracting Lung Rot. Stay in Touch Sign up. How can i download the book or even read it online? Whoever told me that was a good book, ccooper tell me anymore, cuz’ obviously your eyes have incinerated and all that’s left is the eye socket.

Terrier: Legend of Beka Cooper v. 1

When I was 10, I coopet Daine and Alanna, and they opened a whole new world to me of tertier who looked like me, and did things maybe I could do. This is a page-turner, a wonderfully written story, with amazing characters.


Finally, by the fifth series in the Tortall universe, I think Pierce was struggling to keep things fresh. Mar 01, Fran rated it it was amazing Shelves: Later, they meet in the Court of the Rogue, where, presumably, the threesome were scouting out the competition.

I I’ve always been a big fan of Tamora’s works and Terrier is no different! In this way, Beka learns of someone in the Lower City who has overturned the power structure of the underworld and is terrorizing its citizens into submission and silence.

I wish this had been written as a third-person novel rather than as a journal – I have many logistical and stylistic issues with journals as a medium. Assigned to two of the best Dogs veteran officers in the Jane Street kennel, Beka quickly distinguishes herself, assisted by winged informants pigeons who carry the ghosts of murdered children and whisper only to Beka terruer her aide-de-camp, Pounce, the purple-eyed cat who will be familiar to Alanna devotees.

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Obviously, I’ve read a lot of books in 54 years! Lord Gershom adopts her, her mother, and her brothers and sisters from the “scummer” life of Mutt Piddle Lane, where the very poor live. So what are my final thoughts?