Tamora Pierce was a finalist for the 2012 Mythopoeic Society Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature for the Beka Cooper series. The award went to Delia Sherman’s The Freedom Maze, a book Tammy highly recommends to all her fans. Congratulations, Delia!
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The Amelia Bloomer Project is part of the American Library Association’s Social Responsibilities Roundtable Feminist Task Force, and annually selects the best feminist books for children and teens published within the last 18 months. The Amelia Bloomer List recommends books with significant feminist content.
Alyssa Rosenberg at ThinkProgress has published a sociopolitical take on Mastiff: Tamora Pierce’s ‘Mastiff’ and the History of Social Change.
ThinkProgress has an article up in which Alyssa Rosenberg favorably compares the Beka Cooper books with HBO shows The Wire and Game of Thrones: Missing ‘The Wire’? Look For The Next New Day Co-Op.