Teen Booklist

  • Dragonflight

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    By McCaffrey, Anne

    Classic tale of telepathic, teleporting dragons and the humans who bond with them for life. Dragonriders used to be trained to fight “Thread,” a deadly airborne organism that kills living things on contact, to keep their communities safe. But the traditions are dying out, because no Thread has fallen for hundreds of years; when it suddenly reappears, it is up to Lessa to rediscover the true abilities of dragons. Once you visit Pern, you’ll want to go back again and again.

    Book 1 in the Dragonriders of Pern series.

  • Dragonhaven

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    By McKinley, RobinWhen 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. And his life will never be the same!
  • Dragonspell

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    By Paul, Donita K.

    After 14 years as a slave girl, Kale is free, because of a dragon's egg. Since she found it, the village elders have decided that she must present herself and the egg to the great wizards of the walled city of Vendela, where she expects to become a servant of Paladin, the earthly representative of Wulder, supreme being of Amara. Her journey is interrupted by ogres and along the way she discovers more dragon eggs. Two of her eggs hatch on the way and become her constant companions. To them, Kale is much more than just a slave girl–she is the last of the great Allerion dragon-keepers.

    Sequels: Dragonquest, Dragonknight, Dragonfire

  • East

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    By Pattou, EdithA young woman journeys to a distant castle on the back of a great white bear who is the victim of a cruel enchantment.
  • Elsewhere

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    By Zevin, Gabrielle

    After fifteen-year-old Liz Hall is hit by a taxi and killed, she finds herself in a place that is both like and unlike Earth, where she must adjust to her new status and figure out how to "live."

  • Endymion Spring

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    By Skelton, Matthew



    Having reluctantly accompanied his mother and pesky younger sister to Oxford, where his mother is doing scholarly research, Blake stumbles across an ancient and magical book, secretly brought to England in 1453 by Gutenberg's mute apprentice to save it from evil forces, and which now draws Blake into a dangerous and life-threatening quest. Did we mention, only Blake can see the writing in this book?

  • Eon:Dragoneye Reborn

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    By Goodman, Allison

    Eon has been studying the ancient art of Dragon Magic for four years, hoping he'll be able to apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune. But he also has a dark secret. He is actually Eona, a sixteen-year-old girl who has been living a dangerous lie for the chance to become a Dragoneye, the human link to an energy dragon's power. It is forbidden for females to practice the Dragon Magic and, if discovered, Eon faces a terrible death. After a dazzling sword ceremony, Eon's affinity with the twelve dragons catapults him (her) into the treacherous world of the Imperial court, where he makes a powerful enemy, Lord Ido.

  • Eragon

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    By Paolini, Christopher

    In Alagaesia, 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.

    Sequels: Eldest, Brisingr

  • Etiquette & Espionage

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    By Carriger, Gail

    In an alternate England of 1851, spirited fourteen-year-old Sophronia is enrolled in a finishing school where, she is suprised to learn, lessons include not only the fine arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but also diversion, deceit, and espionage.

  • Everlost

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    By Shusterman, Neal

    When Nick and Allie are killed in a car crash, they end up in Everlost, or limbo for lost souls, where although Nick is satisfied, Allie will stop at nothing--even skinjacking--to break free.

    Sequel: Everwild