The Woman Who Rides Like a Man by Tamora Pierce is the third verse in the Song of the Lioness Series starring Alanna of Trebond, the only female knight in all of Tortall. In this book, Alanna travels with her lifelong guardian and companion, Coram, to a camp of the desert tribe, the Bazhir. Here, after Alanna earns her way as a member of the tribe and even becomes their shaman, she begins teaching three young children with a strong Gift for magic, how to controll and use their powers wisely so someday they may become the shamans of the tribe. This story tells of the adventures, hardships and happiness that Alanna faces as she celebrates her 1 year anniversary of being a knight of Tortall! Just like all the other books in this series, The Woman Who Rides Like a Man is amazing, incredibly well written and full of excitement, courage, friendship and love!