Winner of Newbery Honors in 2006, this is Shannon Hale's magical novel of a mountain community which, the wise men of the King's court have declared, is home to the next princess of the land. As a result, all the 13 to 17-year-old girls (including tiny Miri) must attend a special academy to study and prepare themselves to become royalty. One will be chosen by the prince. The trials the girls undergo, the dangers they encounter, and the ultimate choice faced by Miri create an exciting adventure you won't want to miss. This world premiere production is suitable for ages 8 and up.