The quest for great fantasy books can be a challenge. These great dragon books for children and teens feature authors with last names beginning with M - Z.
Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey
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 that, along with her music, open a new life for her.
Dragon Breath by Jane OíConnor
While visiting a town in Wales, a boy encounters a legend of a sleeping dragon that wakes up to ravage the countryside every fifty years, a story that seems about to come true once more.
Dragonspell by Donita K. Paul
After 14 years as a slave girl in the village of River Away, 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.
Eragon by Christopher Paolini
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.
Dragonís Nest by Emily Rodda
The evil Shadow Lord has been banished, but famine still stalks Deltora, and only monsters thrive. Lief, Jasmine, and Bardaís only hope of help lies with seven unlikely allies - the last of Deltora's dragons.
Weird Henry Berg by Sarah Sargent
Henry is determined to keep his unusual pet lizard despite his mother's objections and the claims of a strange lady that his pet is really a baby dragon.
Buried Fire by Jonathon Stroud
When the unearthing of a broken, ancient cross unleashes the power of a long-buried dragon, Stephen and Sarah MacIntyre and their friend, Tom Aubrey, try to stop the dragon's awakening.
Dragon's Egg by Sarah Thomson
Mella, a young girl trained as a dragon keeper, learns that the legends of old are true when she is entrusted with carrying a dragon's egg to the fabled Hatching Grounds, a dangerous journey on which she is assisted by a knight's squire.
Dragon's Bait by Vivian Vande Velde
Wrongly condemned of witchcraft, fifteen-year-old Alys is tempted to take revenge on her accusers when the dragon to which she has been sacrificed turns out to be an ally.
Dealing With Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede
Bored with traditional palace life, a princess goes off to live with a group of dragons and soon becomes involved with fighting against some disreputable wizards who want to steal away the dragons' kingdom.
Dragon Cauldron by Laurence Yep
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.
Dragonís Blood by Jane Yolen
Jakkin on the planet Austar IV, works for Sarkkhan, the best dragon trainer on the planet. Jakkin dreams of having a dragon of his own to fight in the dragon pits, and earn him the money to buy his freedom. So he creates an oasis in the desert, and steals a hatchling to train there. Soon he develops a telepathic bond with his dragon.
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