The following titles are found in the J Fiction area.
(Series names are in parantheses)
Abbott, T THE HIDDEN STAIRS AND THE MAGIC CARPET: (Secrets of Droon) Three friends find themselves in a magic world and face great challenges to survive and get back home. (1999)
Anthony, D CAULDRON COOKER’S NIGHT: (Knightscares) Josh and his sister Jozlyn set out on a dangerous adventure to save their town from an evil spell. (2003)
Bradshaw, G THE DRAGON AND THE THIEF. In ancient Egypt an unlucky young man meets a wealthy dragon and together they find dangerous but exciting adventure. (1991)
Cooper, S THE BOGGART. After visiting the castle in Scotland Emily finds that she has accidentally brought back with her a boggart, with a fondness for practical jokes. (1993)
Coville, B JEREMY THATCHER, DRAGON HATCHER. Twelve-year-old Jeremy unknowingly buys a dragon’s egg.
Coville, B DRAGON OF DOOM: Life in the village of Pigbone is boring until an aspiring magician and his talking toad come to town and ask Edward to help them slay the Dragon of Doom. (2003)
Fletcher, S FLIGHT OF THE DRAGON KYN. Kara find herself in the the middle of a fierce rivalry between King Orrik and his brother when the king asks her to call down the dragons that have been plundering his realm.
Funke, C DRAGON RIDER: Learning that humans are headed toward his hidden home, dragon, is joined by a brownie and an orphan boy in a quest to find the legendary valley known as the Rim of Heaven. (2004)
Golden, C THE UN-MAGICIAN: (Outcast) Timothy is an outcast because he has no magic powers, but when he returns to the city of his birth he discovers things about himself that may explain why the government is after him. (2004)
Grahame, K THE RELUCTANT DRAGON. A young boy tries to convince the townspeople and St. George the Dragon Killer that the dragon in the cave is harmless.
Gray, L FALCON’S EGG. Falcon relies on help from her great-great-aunt, a friendly neighbor, and an ornithologist when she finds an unusual egg in Central Park. (1995)
King-Smith, D THE WATER HORSE. Eight-year-old Kirstie, in 1930 Scotland, finds a large egg which hatches into an unusual sea creature.
Koller, J THE DRAGONLING. Darek risks death when he decides to bring a baby dragon accidentally left alive back to the Valley of the Dragons.
Levy, E GORGONZOLA ZOMBIES IN THE PARK. Sam and Robert make up a story about the Gorgonzola Zombie to scare their cousin Mabel, but soon all three are convinced there really is a monster haunting Central Park. (1977)
McMullan, K THE NEW KID AT SCHOOL: (Dragon Slayers’ Academy) Wiglaf is off to Dragon Slayers’ Academy and in for a first day of school he will never forget. (1997)
Nesbit, E THE BOOK OF DRAGONS. A collection of short stories featuring dragons. (2001)
Regan, R THE MONSTER OF THE MONTH CLUB. Rilla’s life becomes chaotic when someone enrolls her in the Monster of the Month Club and live monsters arrive in the mail. (1996)
Riordan, R THE LIGHTNING THIEF (Percy Jackson and the Olympians) After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, Percy joins other demigods on a quest to prevent a war between the gods. (2005)
Rodda, E FORESTS OF SILENCE (Deltora Quest) The evil Shadow Lord is planning to take over the land of Deltora and enslave all its people. 16-year old Lief and a palace guard set out to stop him. (2000)
Rupp, R THE DRAGON OF LONELY ISLAND. When three children spend the summer with their mother on a secluded island, they discover a three-headed dragon living in a cave. (1998)
Stevenson, D THE CASE OF THE HORRIBLE SWAMP MONSTER. When the sixth grade decides to film a monster movie as a class project, the camera reveals something unexpected. (1984)
Wilkinson, C DRAGON KEEPER: An orphan girl becomes a dragon keeper when she heroically helps and aging dragon and the set off on a dangerous mission together. (2003)
Wrede, P DEALING WITH DRAGONS. Bored with her life, a princess goes off to live with a group of dragons and soon becomes involved with a fight against the disreputable wizards who want to steal the dragons’ kingdom.
Yolen, J THE DRAGON’S BOY. Young Arthur meets a dragon and comes to accept him as a friend and mentor.
Yolen, J HERE THERE BE DRAGONS. A collection of stories and poems about dragons.
Other Series to try:
Rand, J American Chillers
Rand, J Michigan Chillers
Series Wall Goosebumps
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