Young Warriors: Stories of Strength

Young Warriors: Stories of Strength Review

What makes warrior?

This gutsy collection of fifteen original short stories offers a variety of answers to this question with thoughtfulness, heart, and the occasional wink. Compiled by bestselling author Tamora Pierce and folklorist/author Josepha Sherman, Young Warriors includes stories by some of today's most acclaimed and beloved fantasy and science-fiction authors for both adults and young adults.
Acts of Faith • (2005) • novelette by Lesley McBain
Afterword (Young Warriors: Stories of Strength) • (2005) • essay by Josepha Sherman
An Axe for Men • (2005) • short story by Rosemary Edghill
Devil Wind • (2005) • novelette by India Edghill
Eli and the Dybbuk • (2005) • novelette by Janis Ian
Emerging Legacy • [Wolverine's Daughter • 1.5] • (2005) • novelette by Doranna Durgin
Heartless • (2005) • short story by Holly Black
Hidden Warriors • (2005) • short story by Margaret Mahy
Introduction (Young Warriors: Stories of Strength) • (2005) • essay by Tamora Pierce
Lioness • (2005) • short story by Pamela F. Service
Serpent's Rock • (2005) • novelette by Laura Anne Gilman
Student of Ostriches • [Song of the Lioness] • (2005) • novelette by Tamora Pierce
Swords That Talk • (2005) • short story by Brent Hartinger
The Boy Who Cried "Dragon!" • (2005) • short story by Mike Resnick
The Gift of Rain Mountain • (2005) • short story by Bruce Holland Rogers
The Magestone • (2005) • short story by Janet Stirling and S. M. Stirling [as by Jan Stirling and S. M. Stirling]
Thunderbolt • (2005) • short story by Esther M. Friesner [as by Esther Friesner]

Title:Young Warriors: Stories of Strength
Edition Language:English

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    Young Warriors: Stories of Strength Reviews

  • Courtney

    I'm reviewing/making notes as I go along. WIP. (view spoiler)[The gift of rain mountain by Bruce Holland Rogers4/5 stars. It's a traditional 'be careful what you wish for' type story, but one that sti...

  • Jamie

    Hang on, stop. This book isn't written by Tamora Pierce? It's a collection compiled by her? Well, hold onto your bookmarks, because you're going to want to read this beauty straight through. Turns out...

  • Lauren Becker

    I had a difficult time engaging with the characters before the stories ended. It was extremely frustrating....

  • Lexie

    I'll review each of the 15 stories separately (quickly) then my overall impression.The Gift of Rain Mountain (Bruce Holland Rogers)-- This story started off a little too slow for me. I wanted to punch...

  • Wealhtheow

    A collection of stories about warriors coming into their own. As is generally the case with collections, it's a mixed bag, though with more good than bad. The bad:"The Magestone" by SM and Jan Stirlin...

  • Julie

    I am not usually a fan of short stories, but this anthology piqued my interest because 1) it contains a story by Tamora Pierce, 2) it is EDITED by Tamora Pierce (along with Josepha Sherman), and 3) it...

  • TheCosyDragon

    I originally reviewed this book on my blog - The Cosy Dragon. For more recent reviews by me, please hop over there.This is a book of short stories edited by Tamora Pierce and Josepha Sherman. It has a...

  • Blow Pop

    Content warnings: death, violence, blood, murderI'm going to try to remember all of the stories individually and give thoughts on them.The Gift of Rain Mountain (Bruce Holland Rogers)-- This was alrig...

  • ambyr

    Straightforward stories of heroism in a variety of eras and cultures. I found this collection more middle-grade than YA in both tone and content, but there's nothing wrong with that. Stand-outs for me...

  • Jessalyn King

    Like most short story anthologies, this was a mixed bag.Here are some I liked:Eli and the Dybbuk (cute love story)Heartless (Holly Black: how could I not love this one?)Lioness (I loved this character...