Dragons: Dangerous Or Delightful, You Decide.

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.

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A Crown Of Dragons

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC DLa

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A Dragon's Guide To The Care And Feeding Of Humans

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Yep

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A Practical Guide To Dragon Magic

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Mor

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Ashley The Dragon Fairy

Author(s):

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...?

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Book

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J FIC Mea

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Attack Of The Dragons

Author(s):

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?

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J FIC Sti

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Beneath The Stone Forest

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Qui

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Blue Dragon

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC She

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Darkness Of Dragons

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Sut

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Darkstalker

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Sut

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Dragon Games: The Junior Novel

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Deu

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Dragon Overnight

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Mly

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Dragonborn

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC For

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Dragonbreath

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Ver

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Dragons And Marshmallows

Author(s):

Asia Citro
Marion Lindsay, illustrator

Description:

A girl, Zoey, and her cat, Sassafras, use science experiments to help a dragon with a problem.

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J FIC Cit

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Dragons Beware!

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Agu

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Dragons Vs. Drones

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Kin

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Drake's Comprehensive Compendium Of Dragonology

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Dra

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Figment: Journey Into Imagination, Vol. 1

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Zub

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Fire Star

Author(s):

Chris D'Lacey

Description:

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J FIC DLa

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Fluff Dragon

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Cla

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Frostborn

Author(s):

Lou Anders
Justin Gerard

Description:

Destined to take over his family farm in Norr√łgard, 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.

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J FIC And

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Gruffen

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC DLa

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How To Train Your Dragon: The Serpent's Heir

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Deb

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Kenny & The Dragon

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC DiT

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Merlin's Dragon

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Bar

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Night Of The Ninth Dragon

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Osb

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No Such Thing As Dragons

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Ree

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Pillage

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Sky

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Rise Of The Earth Dragon

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Wes

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Roar Of The Thunder Dragon

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Wes

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Sybil The Backpack Fairy: The Dragon's Dance

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Rod

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Tales Of Westerford: Dragons, Knights And Kings

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Wom

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The Adventurer's Guide To Dragons (And Why They Keep Biting Me)

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Whi

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The Adventurer's Guide To Successful Escapes

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Whi

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The Dragon In The Library

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Kli

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The Dragonet Prophecy

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Sut

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The Dragons Of Ordinary Farm

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Wil

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The Dragonsitter

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC Lac

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The Quest For Dragon Mountain

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC May

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The Rain Dragon Rescue

Author(s):

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.

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Book

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J FIC Sel

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The Tea Dragon Society

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC ONe

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The Wearle

Author(s):

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.

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J FIC DLa