When eleven-year-old Alanna stumbles upon a cave full of baby dragons, she embarks on the adventure of a lifetime, and must fight to save her friends from a ruthless dragon slayer in this girl-powered graphic novel.
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Grade Levels: 3-7
Cuirriculum Connections: English Language Arts
Thematic Connections: Fantasy, Family, Discovery, Animals, Villainy
Overview: Eleven-year-old Alanna and her brother Hamel are orphans doing their best to take care of each other; one day Alanna stumbles upon a cave full of dragon eggs. When the eggs hatch and a mother dragon comes to claim the babies, Alanna is swept along for the ride as they journey to Dragon Rock, a mysterious magnetic force that draws dragons of all shapes and sizes to a magical, untouched valley. When the valley is threatened by outsiders, Alanna must join forces with a mysterious explorer to save the dragons’ homeland. Students will enjoy this fantasy adventure; they will use it to discuss the fantasy genre, extend vocabulary, participate in class discussion, and complete individual writing exercises.Download Guide