The Iron Trial
The Iron Trial

The Iron Trial

Written by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
Book #1 in the Magisterium Series
8 - 12
Reading age
Page count
Words per page
Lexile measure
Sep 9, 2014
Publication date

Buy from other retailers


What's The Iron Trial About

Publisher Summary

From NEW YORK TIMES bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes a riveting new series that defies what you think you know about the world of magic.Most kids would do anything to pass the Iron Trial. Not Callum Hunt. He wants to fail. All his life, Call has been warned by his father to stay away from magic. If he succeeds at the Iron Trial and is admitted into the Magisterium, he is sure it can only mean bad things for him. So he tries his best to do his worst - and fails at failing. Now the Magisterium awaits him. It’s a place that’s both sensational and sinister, with dark ties to his past and a twisty path to his future. The Iron Trial is just the beginning, for the biggest test is still to come . . . From the remarkable imaginations of bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes a heart-stopping, mind-blowing, pulse-pounding plunge into the magical unknown.

What Kind of Book is The Iron Trial




    Book Lists That Include The Iron Trial

    The Creatives Behind the Book

    What Has Holly Black Said About This Book

    Nothing yet! Let Holly Black know that you want to hear from them about their book.

    What Has Cassandra Clare Said About This Book

    Nothing yet! Let Cassandra Clare know that you want to hear from them about their book.

    More Books From These Creatives

      chapter • 142 Pages
      Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You
      Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi
      chapter • 560 Pages
      Clockwork Prince (Bound for Schools & Libraries)
      Cassandra Clare
      chapter • 592 Pages
      Clockwork Princess: Volume 3
      Cassandra Clare
      chapter • 688 Pages
      Lady Midnight
      Cassandra Clare
      chapter • 272 Pages
      Copper Gauntlet (Magisterium #2): Volume 2
      Holly Black, Cassandra Clare
      chapter • 384 Pages
      The Cruel Prince
      #1 in Series
      Holly Black
      chapter • 256 Pages
      Bronze Key (Magisterium #3): Volume 3
      Holly Black, Cassandra Clare
      picture • 32 Pages
      Care and Feeding of Sprites
      Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi
      chapter • 240 Pages
      Silver Mask (Magisterium #4): Volume 4
      Holly Black, Cassandra Clare
      chapter • 256 Pages
      Golden Tower (Magisterium #5): Volume 5
      Holly Black, Cassandra Clare
      chapter • 240 Pages
      Notebook for Fantastical Observations
      Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi
      chapter • 144 Pages
      The Field Guide
      Tony DiTerlizzi, Holly Black
      View more

    Other Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked The Iron Trial

      chapter • 256 Pages
      The Language of Spells
      Katie Harnett, Garret Weyr
      chapter • 304 Pages
      The Girl Who Speaks Bear
      chapter • 320 Pages
      The Voyage to Magical North
      Claire Fayers
      chapter • 336 Pages
      Rules for Thieves
      Alexandra Ott
      chapter • 336 Pages
      City of Islands
      Kali Wallace
      chapter • 320 Pages
      Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
      #1 in Series
      J. K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré
      chapter • 352 Pages
      The Hotel Between
      Sean Easley
      chapter • 320 Pages
      The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
      #1 in Series
      Mark Twain
      chapter • 336 Pages
      The Dragonet Prophecy
      Tui T. Sutherland
      chapter • 288 Pages
      The Ruins of Gorlan
      John Flanagan

    Book Details

    Publication Date
    September 9, 2014
    Scholastic Press
    Page Count
    Words Per Page
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    Lexile® Level
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ATOS® Book Level
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level

    Contribute to this page

    Core Score - 60%

    More than halfway there—keep going!

    Depth Score - 9%

    Just the barebones.

    Improve this page

    Are you the author or illustrator? Claim your book.

    Top Contributors


    Book Clubs

    Follow Bookroo