The King's Guard A Girl of Fire and ThornseBook - 2013
At fifteen years old, Hector is the youngest squire in the most elite military force in the country. And his first day is disastrous. Everyone assumes the only reason he was recruited is his close personal association with King Alejandro, not because he's really earned it. But Alejandro needs Hector for a secret mission, one that gives him the chance to prove to everyone--including himself--that he is worthy to be a Royal Guard. Hector must break into the ancient Fortress of Wind to retrieve something so...
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Girl of fire and thorns