The simple story and comparative lack of gore suggests a younger target audience than many such action-oriented adventures and the book should appeal to readers just beginning to attack full-length novels.
Comic middle grade fantasy about a princess who objects when her father puts on a contest for some prince to win half the kingdom and her hand in marriage. Fortunately, Meg has friends--and other plans. Jacket art by Jonathan Bean. An ALA Notable Book.
Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman: "Seraphina, half-dragon and half-human, searches for others like her who can make the difference in the war between dragons and humans in the kingdom of Goredd"--Provided by publisher.
Miss Lotta Scales is a dragon who believes her job is to protect the school's library books from the children. When she finally realizes that books are meant to be read, the dragon turns into Miss Lotty, librarian and storyteller.
The Dragons of Blueland (My Father's Dragon): In this third and final installment of the classic My Father's Dragon trilogy, Boris, the baby dragon, is excited to be heading home to Blueland and looks forward to reuniting with his family.