Dragons: Dangerous Or Delightful, You Decide.

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This list features juvenile fiction titles filled with stories of dragons some fierce, some friendly. The titles selected are at varying reading levels and many of part of a series to inspire future reading. Enjoy.


Chris D'Lacey
Description: When the UNICORNE agency asks him to use his paranormal abilities to investigate a dragon's scale, the same artifact his father was researching before he disappeared, Michael Malone believes he will finally be able to find out what happened to his father--but as he delves into his father's past it becomes harder to tell who he can trust, and which of the alternate realities he is discovering is the true reality.
Call Number: J FIC DLa
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Laurence Yep, Joanne Ryder, Mary GrandPré
Description: Crusty dragon Miss Drake's new pet human, precocious ten-year-old Winnie, not only thinks Miss Drake is her pet, she accidentally brings to life her "sketchlings" of mysterious and fantastic creatures hidden in San Francisco, causing mayhem among its residents.
Call Number: J FIC Yep
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Susan J Morris, Emily Fiegenschuh
Description: Learn about dragons and the magic that they perform.Presents a guide to dragons, with an inside look at the Darastrix Academy, where young wizards and dragon hatchlings live together mastering the magic that makes dragons so special.
Call Number: J FIC Mor
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Daisy Meadows
Description: The seven Magical Animals were captured by Jack Frost, but they managed to escape to the human world just in time! Can Rachel and Kirsty help Ashley find her young dragon, Sizzle, before the goblins catch up with him...?
Call Number: J FIC Mea
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Geronimo Stilton, Giuseppe Facciotto, Alessandro Costa (Illustrator), Emily Clement
Description: The micekings are in a panic. The village's best cook is ill, and until she recovers, there's no delicious stew to eat. Geronimo Stiltonord departs immediately in search of a cure for her. But on the way, he ends up snout-to-snout with terrifying dragons! Can he make it back with his fur intact?
Call Number: J FIC Sti
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Jordan Quinn, Robert McPhillips
Description: Clara invites Prince Lucas on her journey to map out the Stone Forest and visit the gnomes who live there.
Call Number: J FIC Qui
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Rebecca Shelley
Description: Born a Naga, destined to bond with a Great Gold dragon, Kanvar is hunted, hated, and driven into hiding as an indentured servant. But time is running out for Kanvar. Soon the dragon sickness will come upon him, and he will die if he cannot find a dragon to bond with. Dharanidhar, leader of the Great Blue dragons, has vowed the destruction of all humans after they murdered his mate and hatchlings. His relentless war throws him into a confrontation with Kanvar who strikes him blind. But fate twists dragon and boy together in a desperate battle against a common foe.
Call Number: J FIC She
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Tui Sutherland
Description: When a young NightWing has the first prophecy in generations of the end of Pyrrhia, five young dragons are tasked with saving the world.
Call Number: J FIC Sut
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 30, 2018
Tui Sutherland
Description: Long before the SandWing and the Dragonet Prophecy, Darkstalker, half NightWing and half IceWing, is hatched under the three moons--born into a divided heritage, he is destined to become the most powerful and dangerous dragon Pyrhhia will ever know, and it will take the combined efforts of a SeaWing named Fatham and a NightWing seer named Clearsight to come up with a way to save all the kingdoms from his anger.
Call Number: J FIC Sut
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Stacia Deutsch
Description: With the return of the Dragon Games, the Evil Queen's plan to bring her daughter, Raven, to join her in being evil begins.
Call Number: J FIC Deu
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, Emily Jenkins
Description: Dory and her friends from Ms. Starr's Upside-Down Magic class set off on an overnight school field trip to Dragon Haven to see, and learn how to care for, dragons--unfortunately there are other students with regular magic there as well, so it is not long before the trouble starts.
Call Number: J FIC Mly
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 30, 2018
Toby Forward
Description: The great wizard Flaxfield's death leaves his twelve-year-old apprentice Sam half-trained, but when other wizards gather and debate his fate Sam, not knowing whom to trust, leaves with only his dragon, Starback, for company, unaware of the perils he must face.
Call Number: J FIC For
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Ursula Vernon
Description: Danny Dragonbreath and his friend Wendell get an up-close underwater tour of the Sargasso Sea from Danny's sea-serpent cousin, encountering giant squid and mako sharks--and learn about standing up to bullies in the process.
Call Number: J FIC Ver
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Asia Citro, Marion Lindsay, illustrator
Description: A girl, Zoey, and her cat, Sassafras, use science experiments to help a dragon with a problem.
Call Number: J FIC Cit
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 30, 2018
Jorge Aguirre, Rafael Rosado
Description: Setting off on an adventure with her brother, her best friend, and seven lovelorn princes in tow, Claudette must find a way to rescue her father and save her village from the evil sorcerer Grombach.
Call Number: J FIC Agu
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Wesley King
Description: A young computer genius whose CIA analyst father went missing years earlier is chased by sleek, high-tech drones into a land populated by Godzilla-size dragons, triggering a war that only he can stop.
Call Number: J FIC Kin
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Ernest Drake, Dugald Steer, A. J. Wood, Douglas Carrell
Description: The esteemed Dr. Drake offers a beautifully illustrated, lovingly assembled tribute to all things dragonological which includes a guide to dragon species and an in-depth look at their habits.
Call Number: J FIC Dra
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Jim Zub, Filipe Andrade, illustrator, John Tyler Christopher, illustrator
Description: Find out the never-before-revealed origin of the inventor known as Dreamfinder, and how one little spark of inspiration created a dragon called Figment.
Call Number: J FIC Zub
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 30, 2018
Chris D'Lacey
Call Number: J FIC DLa
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Platte F Clark
Description: "The second book in the Bad Unicorn trilogy features killer unicorns, good dragons, rogue fire kittens, and a boy who just might be a wizard"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Cla
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Lou Anders, Justin Gerard
Description: Destined to take over his family farm in Norrøgard, Karn would rather play the board game, Thrones and Bones, until half-human, half frost giantess Thianna appears and they set out on an adventure, chased by a dragon, undead warriors, an evil uncle, and more.
Call Number: J FIC And
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Chris D'Lacey, Adam Stower
Description: "When Lucy Pennykettle suspects there's a monster in her bedroom, her mum knows exactly what to do. She makes a guard dragon, Gruffen, to look after Lucy. But soon Gruffen realises there's a mystery behind the monster."--Summary from book.
Call Number: J FIC DLa
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Cressida Cowell
Description: Chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, the Tribe of the Hairy Hooligans, by catching and training a dragon.
Call Number: J FIC Cow
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Dean Deblois, Richard Hamilton, Doug Wheatley, illustrator
Description: Called to the earthquake-plagued Island of Nepenthe for assistance, new chief Hiccup discovers that the tremors are only one of the island's problems.
Call Number: J FIC Deb
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 30, 2018
Tony DiTerlizzi
Description: Book-loving Kenny the rabbit has few friends in his farming community, so when one, bookstore owner George, is sent to kill another, gentle dragon Grahame, Kenny must find a way to prevent their battle while satisfying the dragon-crazed townspeople.
Call Number: J FIC DiT
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
T. A Barron
Description: Basil, a small, flying lizard who is searching for others like himself, discovers that there is more to him than he knows, as he becomes engaged in Avalon's great war between the evil Rhita Gawr and the forces of good.
Call Number: J FIC Bar
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca
Description: "When a mysterious note invites them to Camelot, Jack and Annie travel in the magic tree house to the magical kingdom where they must find a lost dragon"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Osb
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Philip Reeve
Description: A young, mute boy who is apprenticed to a dragon-slayer suspects that the winged beasts do not exist, until he--and his master--learn the truth.
Call Number: J FIC Ree
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Obert Skye
Description: Upon his mother's death, fifteen-year-old Beck Phillips is sent to live with an eccentric uncle he had never met in a remote manor house, where he learns that his family suffers from a curse that allows him to make plants grow on command and dragon eggs hatch.
Call Number: J FIC Sky
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Tracey West, Graham Howells
Description: Eight-year-old Drake is snatched up by the King's soldiers and taken to the castle where he is told by the wizard Griffith that he has been chosen to be a Dragon Master like Ana, Rori, and Bo--and his first task will be to discover whether his dragon, Worm, has any special powers.
Call Number: J FIC Wes
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Tracey West, Damien Jones, illustrator
Description: Lalo the baby lightning dragon has been taken by Eko, a rogue Dragon Master, who ran away with her thunder dragon years before--now she is back looking to make allies of the other dragon masters, and so gain control over all of the dragons in Griffith.
Call Number: J FIC Wes
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 30, 2018
Rodrigue, Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi
Description: Wanting a break from the constant excitement of her relationship with fairy friend Sybil, an exasperated Nina finds herself in trouble once again when Sybil and Pandigole tangle with a dragon.
Call Number: J FIC Rod
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Darryl Womack
Description: "From deep within the ring of fire, burning logs and smoldering ash, grows a tale of an adventurous boy and a magical discovery"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Wom
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Wade Albert White, Mariano Epelbaum, illustrator
Description: Anne and her best friends Penelope and Hiro are tasked with an unwanted quest that could start a war between the Hierarchy and the dragon clan, and so to avoid disaster and save the world, the three friends must face dragon trials, defeat robots, and circumvent bureaucracy.
Call Number: J FIC Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 30, 2018
Wade Albert White, Mariano Epelbaum
Description: "In a magickal world of floating tiers, mischievous dragons, and endless bureaucracy, Anne and her friends embark on a Rightful Heir Quest to claim her place in the Hierarchy and escape horrible consequences"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Whi
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Kate Klimo, John Shroades
Description: Dragon Keepers Jesse and Daisy, along with their dragon, Emmy, must save their friend Professor Andersson from an evil witch, who happens to be St. George the Dragon Slayer's girlfriend.
Call Number: J FIC Kli
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Tui Sutherland
Description: Determined to end a generations-long war among the seven dragon tribes, a secret movement called the Talons of Peace draws on a prophecy that calls for a great sacrifice, compelling five appointed dragonets to fulfill a painful destiny against their will.
Call Number: J FIC Sut
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Tad Williams, Deborah Beale, Greg Swearingen
Description: When their great-uncle Gideon invites Tyler and Lucinda to his farm for the summer, they discover his animals are extremely unusual.
Call Number: J FIC Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Josh Lacey, Garry Parsons
Description: "Dear Uncle Morton, You'd better get on a plane right now and come back here. Your dragon has eaten Jemima. Emily loved that rabbit! I know what you're thinking, Uncle Morton. We promised to look after your dragon for a whole week. I know we did. But you never said he would be like this. Eddie"--Page [4] of cover.
Call Number: J FIC Lac
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Robin Mayhall, Alitha E. Martinez
Description: As the dragon-hero of this story, the reader is asked to make choices that determine the outcome of the tale.
Call Number: J FIC May
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Suzanne Selfors, Dan Santat
Description: "Ten-year-olds Ben and Pearl continue their apprenticeships at Dr. Woo's Worm Hospital, where they meet a dragon named Metalmouth and get a chance to travel to the Imaginary World"--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: J FIC Sel
Format: Book
Date Added: Oct 19, 2016
Katie) O'Neill
Description: After discovering a lost Tea Dragon in the marketplace, apprentice blacksmith Greta learns about the dying art form of Tea Dragon caretaking from the kind tea shop owners.
Call Number: J FIC ONe
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 30, 2018
Chris D'Lacey
Description: Gabrial is a young dragon, anxious to both prove himself and also find his father who years ago was one of a Wearle of dragons who set out from their home planet and were never heard from again--and now he is part of a new Wearle that has come to Erth, but one of the other dragons has dark plans, and when war erupts between dragons and humans, Gabrial finds that his only ally is an unusual human boy called Ren.
Call Number: J FIC DLa
Format: Book
Date Added: Jan 30, 2018
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A Crown Of Dragons
Chris D'Lacey
J FIC DLa
How To Train Your Dragon
Cressida Cowell
J FIC Cow
A Dragon's Guide To The Care And Feeding Of Humans
Laurence Yep, Joanne Ryder, Mary GrandPré
J FIC Yep
How To Train Your Dragon: The Serpent's Heir
Dean Deblois, Richard Hamilton, Doug Wheatley, illustrator
J FIC Deb
A Practical Guide To Dragon Magic
Susan J Morris, Emily Fiegenschuh
J FIC Mor
Kenny & The Dragon
Tony DiTerlizzi
J FIC DiT
Ashley The Dragon Fairy
Daisy Meadows
J FIC Mea
Merlin's Dragon
T. A Barron
J FIC Bar
Attack Of The Dragons
Geronimo Stilton, Giuseppe Facciotto, Alessandro Costa (Illustrator), Emily Clement
J FIC Sti
Night Of The Ninth Dragon
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca
J FIC Osb
Beneath The Stone Forest
Jordan Quinn, Robert McPhillips
J FIC Qui
No Such Thing As Dragons
Philip Reeve
J FIC Ree
Blue Dragon
Rebecca Shelley
J FIC She
Pillage
Obert Skye
J FIC Sky
Darkness Of Dragons
Tui Sutherland
J FIC Sut
Rise Of The Earth Dragon
Tracey West, Graham Howells
J FIC Wes
Darkstalker
Tui Sutherland
J FIC Sut
Roar Of The Thunder Dragon
Tracey West, Damien Jones, illustrator
J FIC Wes
Dragon Games: The Junior Novel
Stacia Deutsch
J FIC Deu
Sybil The Backpack Fairy: The Dragon's Dance
Rodrigue, Antonello Dalena, Manuela Razzi
J FIC Rod
Dragon Overnight
Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, Emily Jenkins
J FIC Mly
Tales Of Westerford: Dragons, Knights And Kings
Darryl Womack
J FIC Wom
Dragonborn
Toby Forward
J FIC For
The Adventurer's Guide To Dragons (And Why They Keep Biting Me)
Wade Albert White, Mariano Epelbaum, illustrator
J FIC Whi
Dragonbreath
Ursula Vernon
J FIC Ver
The Adventurer's Guide To Successful Escapes
Wade Albert White, Mariano Epelbaum
J FIC Whi
Dragons And Marshmallows
Asia Citro, Marion Lindsay, illustrator
J FIC Cit
The Dragon In The Library
Kate Klimo, John Shroades
J FIC Kli
Dragons Beware!
Jorge Aguirre, Rafael Rosado
J FIC Agu
The Dragonet Prophecy
Tui Sutherland
J FIC Sut
Dragons Vs. Drones
Wesley King
J FIC Kin
The Dragons Of Ordinary Farm
Tad Williams, Deborah Beale, Greg Swearingen
J FIC Wil
Drake's Comprehensive Compendium Of Dragonology
Ernest Drake, Dugald Steer, A. J. Wood, Douglas Carrell
J FIC Dra
The Dragonsitter
Josh Lacey, Garry Parsons
J FIC Lac
Figment: Journey Into Imagination, Vol. 1
Jim Zub, Filipe Andrade, illustrator, John Tyler Christopher, illustrator
J FIC Zub
The Quest For Dragon Mountain
Robin Mayhall, Alitha E. Martinez
J FIC May
Fire Star
Chris D'Lacey
J FIC DLa
The Rain Dragon Rescue
Suzanne Selfors, Dan Santat
J FIC Sel
Fluff Dragon
Platte F Clark
J FIC Cla
The Tea Dragon Society
Katie) O'Neill
J FIC ONe
Frostborn
Lou Anders, Justin Gerard
J FIC And
The Wearle
Chris D'Lacey
J FIC DLa
Gruffen
Chris D'Lacey, Adam Stower
J FIC DLa