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Book Recommendations
For Younger Kids:
1. Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
2. Dragons are Real! By Holly Hatam
3. Dragon was Terrible by Kelly DiPucchio
4. If I Had a Dragon written and illustrated by Tom and Amanda Ellery
5. Guess What I Found in Dragon Wood? by Timothy Knapman

For Older Kids:
1. Wings of Fire Series by Tui T. Sutherland
2. How to Train Your Dragon Series by Cressida Cowell
3. Dragon Master Series by Tracey West
4. The Dragon in the Sock Drawer by Kate Klimo
5. The Tea Dragon Society written and illustrated by Katie O'Neill
1. Eon by Alison Goodman
2. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
3. Dragonian Series by Adrienne Woods
4. Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
5. Call of the Dragonbonded by J.D. Hart
6. House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess
7. The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini
8. Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce
9. The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley
10. Dragonsinger by Anne McCaffrey

1. Coiling Dragon Series by Wo Chi Xi Hong Shi
2. Dragon and the Thief by Timothy Zahn
3. Dragon Bones by Patricia Briggs
4. Ice Dragon by D.K. Holmberg
5. The Dragon Egg by David A. Wells
6. Talon by Julie Kagawa
7. Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton
8. Dragongirl by Todd McCaffrey
9. Dragonbone by Sherrilyn Kenyon
10. His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

Please note that the Library might not contain all the titles listed.

Movie Recommendations
1. How to Train Your Dragon (PG, 2010)
2. Pete’s Dragon (PG, 2016)
3. Eragon (PG, 2006)
4. Quest for Camelot (G, 1998)
5. Mulan (G, 1998)
1. Maleficent (PG, 2014)
2. The NeverEnding Story (PG, 1984)
3. Spirited Away (PG, 2001)
4. Dragonheart (PG-13, 1996)
5. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (PG-13, 2019)

1. Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles (PG-13, 2008)
2. Age of the Dragon (PG-13, 2011)
3. Dragonquest (PG-13, 2009)
4. Dragon Hunter (PG-13, 2009)
5. Dawn of the Dragonslayer (PG-13, 2011)
Please refer to commonsensemedia.com to determine which movies are right for your family.
Design a New Dragon Species
You Will Need:
Dragon pictures for reference
Pencil and paper
Clay (optional)
Construction paper

Getting Started:
If using clay, cover your workspace with old newspaper, or work outside to limit mess and cleanup. Imagine a new species of dragon, then draw or model them. Don’t forget to give your new species a name!
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