Dragons

Fiction

 

Block, Francesca Lia
Girl Goddess #9: Nine Stories
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Tweetie Sweet Pea -- Blue -- Dragons in Manhattan -- Girl Goddess #9 -- Rave -- The canyon -- Pixie and Pony -- Winnie & Cubby -- Orpheus.  1996.

 

Browne, N. M.

Basilisk

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Two teens who discover they are sharing the same dream of dragons fight to stop the evil dictator from bringing their dreams to life in the form of a terrible basilisk with the power to literally scare people to death. 2004.

 

Carey, Janet Lee
Dragonswood
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In 1192 A.D. on Wilde Island, Tess, the daughter of a cruel blacksmith, is accused of witchcraft and must flee, but when she meets a handsome and enigmatic warden of Dragonswood who offers her shelter, she does not realize that he too harbors a secret that may finally bring about peace among the races of dragon, human, and fairy.  2012.

 

Davis, Bryan
Starlighter
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Jason Masters does not believe that dragons take people to another realm as slaves until his own brother is taken, but once through the portal he meets Koren, a slave struggling to destroy a black egg prophesied to doom all mankind.  2010.

 

Fforde, Jasper
The Last Dragonslayer (Chronicles of Kazam bk 1)
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"Fifteen-year-old Jennifer Strange runs an agency for underemployed magicians in a world where magic is fading away, but when visions of the death of the world's last dragon begin, all signs point to Jennifer--and Big Magic"-- Provided by publisher.  2012.

 

Ford, J Keller
In the Shadow of the Dragon King
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Seventeen-year-old, Eric, is a kick-butt squire to the most revered knight in Fallhollow. Well he would be if Sir Trogsdill allowed him to do anything even remotely awesome. Determined to prove his worth, Eric sets out to find the mythical paladin summoned to protect the realm from the evil lurking nearby. Sixteen-year-old, David, spends his days collecting school honors, winning archery tournaments, and trying not to fall in love with his scrappy best friend, Charlotte. Right when things start to get interesting, he is whisked away to the magical realm of Fallhollow where everyone thinks he's some sort of paladin destined to fulfill a two-hundred-year-old prophecy. He's supposed to help kill a dragon with some sort of magic key. The same key that happens to adorn the neck of an annoying squire who's too wrapped up in proving himself to be much help to anyone. With egos as big as the dragon they need to destroy, Eric and David must get over themselves, or watch everything they know and love, burn.  2016.

 

Goodman, Allison
Eon: Dragon's Eye Reborn
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Sixteen-year-old Eon hopes to become an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune and learn to be its main interpreter, but to do so will require much, including keeping secret that she is a girl.  2008.

 

Goodman, Allison
Eona: The Last Dragoneye
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Facing the ultimate battle for control of the land she calls home, Eona finds herself waging an internal battle every bit as devastating as the war threatening to break out across the kingdom.  2011.

 

Hahn, Rebecca
Creature of Moonlight
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Marni, a young flower seller who has been living in exile, must choose between claiming her birthright as princess of a realm whose king wants her dead, and a life with the father she has never known--a wild dragon.  2013

Hartman, Rachel
Seraphina
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In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, while she struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents.  2012.

 

Johnston, E K
Story of Owen: Dragonslayer of Trondheim
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In an alternate world where industrialization has caused many species of carbon-eating dragons to thrive, Owen, a slayer being trained by his famous father and aunt, and Siobahn, his bard, face a dragon infestation near their small town in Canada.  2014.

 

Jordan, Sherryl

The Hunting of the Last Dragon

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In England in 1356, as a monk records his every word, a young peasant tells of his journey with a young Chinese noblewoman to St. Alfric's Cove and the lair of a dragon. 2002.

 

Kagawa, Julie
Talon (Talon Saga bk 1)
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Long ago, dragons were hunted to near extinction by the Order of St. George, a legendary society of dragon slayers. Hiding in human form and growing their numbers in secret, the dragons of Talon have become strong and cunning, and they're positioned to take over the world with humans none the wiser. Ember and Dante Hill are the only sister and brother known to dragonkind. Trained to infiltrate society, Ember wants to live the teen experience and enjoy a summer of freedom before taking her destined place in Talon. But destiny is a matter of perspective, and a rogue dragon will soon challenge everything Ember has been taught. As Ember struggles to accept her future, she and her brother are hunted by the Order of St. George. Soldier Garret Xavier Sebastian has a mission to seek and destroy all dragons, and Talon's newest recruits in particular. But he cannot kill unless he is certain he has found his prey--and nothing is certain about Ember Hill. Faced with Ember's bravery, confidence and all-too-human desires, Garret begins to question everything that the Order has ingrained in him--and what he might be willing to give up to find the truth about dragons.  2014

 

King, Stephen
Eyes of the Dragon
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After Flagg, the evil court magician, sees a mouse chance upon a grain of dragon sand behind Prince Peter's shelves and die--as did the king--in fire and smoke, he plots to imprison Peter in the Needle and seize control of the kingdom.  1988.

 

L'Engle, Madeleine
Dragons in the Water
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A thirteen-year-old boy's trip to Venezuela with his cousin culminates in murder and the discovery of an unexpected bond with an Indian tribe, dating from the days of Simón Bolívar.  1976.

 

McCaffrey, Anne
Dragonsong (Harper Hall bk 1)
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Forbidden by her father to indulge in music in any way, a girl on the planet Pern runs away, taking shelter with the planet's fire lizards who, along with her music, open a new life for her.  1976.

 

McCaffrey, Anne
Dragonsinger (Harper Hall bk 2)
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Pursuing her dream to be a Harper of Pern, Menolly studies under the Masterharper learning that more is required than a facility with music and a clever way with words.  2003. 

 

McKinley, Robin
Dragonhaven
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When Jake Mendoza, who lives in the Smokehill National Park where his father runs the Makepeace Institute of Integrated Dragon Studies, goes on his first solo overnight in the park, he finds an infant dragon whose mother has been killed by a poacher.  2007.

 

Murphy, Shirley Rousseau

The Ivory Lyre

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With the help of four shape-shifting dragons, dragonbards Tebriel and Kiri are instrumental in inciting an upriosing against the Dark and in locating the magical ivory lyre. 1987.

 

Novik, Naomi
His Majesty's Dragon
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When the HMS Reliant captures a French ship and its priceless cargo, an unhatched dragon egg, Captain Will Laurence is swept into an unexpected kinship with an extraordinary creature and joins the elite Aerial Corps as a master of the dragon Temaraire, in which role he must match wits with the powerful dragon-borne forces of Napoleon Bonaparte.  2006.

 

Paolini, Christopher
Eragon (Inheritence Series bk. 1)
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In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters. (2003)

Valente, Catherynne
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
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Twelve-year-old September's ordinary life in Omaha turns to adventure when a Green Wind takes her to Fairyland to retrieve a talisman the new and fickle Marquess wants from the enchanted woods.  2011.

Wilkinson, Carole
The Garden of the Purple Dragon
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In China during the Han Dynasty, young Ping, doubting that she is the true dragonkeeper, struggles to care for the baby dragon, Kai, in the desolate mountains of Tai Shan, until fate leads her back to the Imperial Palace and the Garden of the Purple Dragon, but even in the safety of the palace, enemies abound and tempt her to try to escape her destiny.   2007.

Wrede, Patricia C.

Talking to Dragons

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Queen Cimorene sends her sixteen-year-old son, Daystar, into the Enchanted Forest with the only weapon that can combat an evil wizard's magic in an effort to restore the balance of power in the kingdom. 1993.

 

Yep, Laurence

Dragon Cauldron

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A dragon named Shimmer, a monkey wizard, a reformed witch, and two humans go on a quest to mend the magic cauldron needed to repair the dragon's home. 1991.

 

Yolen, Jane

Dragon's Blood

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Jakkin, a bond boy who works as a Keeper in a dragon nursery on the planet Austar IV, secretly trains a fighting pit dragon of his own in hopes of winning his freedom. 1996.

 

Yolen, Jane
Heart's Blood
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When a plea arrives from his beloved Akki, Jakkin becomes a spy and risks his dragon Heart's Blood, her five hatchlings, and his freedom to go to the rescue.  2004.

 

Yolen, Jane
A Sending of Dragons
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Falsely accused of sabotage, Jakkin and Akki are sent out to certain death in the wilderness of the planet Austa IV but, through the heroic sacrifice of Jakkin's dragon and the help of her offspring, manage not only to survive but gain unusual powers and insights.  1987.