This quirky modern dragon story is more about politics than fighting.
Recommended grade level: 6 and up for content, 8 and up for interest
Pages: 312 (for ISBN 9781467710664)
Genre(s) and keywords: fantasy, modern fantasy, Canadian author, international, North America (Canada)
Tone/Style: sensible, humorous
Topics: dragons, music, storytelling, rural communities, government programs, friendship, politics
Themes: truth vs. fiction, being born into a role vs. choosing it, defying tradition
Summary: Listen! For I sing of Owen Thorskard: valiant of heart, hopeless at algebra, last in a long line of legendary dragon slayers. Though he had few years and was not built for football, he stood between the town of Trondheim and creatures that threatened its survival. Continue reading
Quirky characters and plenty of puzzles fill the pages of this middle grade mystery about an art theft.
Recommended grade level: 4-7
Pages: 254, with pictures (for ISBN 9780439372947)
Genre(s) and keywords: mystery, puzzle