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The Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming

by Laurie David Cambria Gordon

Right now we are waking up to the reality that the effects of global warming are upon us. From extreme changes in weather patterns, to melting glaciers and polar ice caps, to endangered plant and animal species, global warming touches every aspect of our lives.

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (Adapted Version)

by Robert Louis Stevenson Kate Mcmullan

Dr. Jekyll has a double life, but then things spin out of control. Can Jekyll control his dark side, or will his dark side control him?

Dr. Seuss and His Stories

by Kari Coglon

Children's biography of Dr. Seuss.

Dracula Doesn't Rock And Roll (The Adventures Of The Bailey School Kids #39)

by Debbie Dadey Marcia Thornton Jones John Steven Gurney

There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could Mr. Drake, the old school counselor, really be in a rock band full of vampires? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! Howie dropped his voice to a whisper. His friends had to kneel in the snow just to hear him. "I'm not talking about music," Howie told them. "I'm talking about a trap. A vampire trap. And we're the bait!" Melody gasped. "I think I understand. You think that when the lights are turned off Mr. Drake and his band of Dracula buddies will swoop down and slurp up all the blood in the city!" "Exactly," Howie said. "That's disgusting," Liza said. "Besides," Eddie said, "you never even proved Mr. Drake was Dracula." "After all," Liza added, "Dracula doesn't rock and roll."

Dracula is a Pain in the Neck

by Elizabeth Levy

[from the back cover] "Is Dracula Haunting Camp Hunter Creek? Kids started calling Robert a vampire because he brought his Dracula doll to camp. Now Robert is afraid their teasing made the real Dracula angry. Weird things have been happening. Unearthly howling noises have been heard after sundown. Even the counselors are getting spooked. Then one night Robert and his older brother, Sam, see something that chills their very bones.... Is the most famous vampire of them all really haunting Camp Hunter Creek? And if he is, will Robert be his next victim?" Pictures are described. Ages 710 RL 2.6

Dragon Dance

by John Christopher

Simon and Brad face their greatest danger yet--and discover the secret of the fireball--in the third book of the alternative history Fireball Trilogy, from critically acclaimed Tripods author John Christopher.When Simon and Brad were caught in the mysterious fireball--a whirling ball of light that sucked them into a bizarre alternate world--they knew a terrifyingly different future was ahead. The world on the other side was geographically identical to their own, but the societies and history were completely new...and full of danger. Discovering a pagoda in California was strange enough, but when Simon and Brad are captured by slavers headed to China, the future seems even more hazardous. Especially when they are banished to a remote mountain retreat with the mysteriously powerful Bei-Kun...and come face-to-face with the secret of the fireball.

Dragon Games

by P. W. Catanese David Ho

A surprise visitor to the Aerie provides devastating news for Happenstance about his past--but it's the future that Umber and Hap must contend with: they need to learn all they can about Meddlers if they are to discover what Hap's role in Umber's mission is to be. And that means a risky trip to The Inferno, where Caspar has taken the key pages of Umber's research. But that's only one of the perilous journeys Umber has in mind for his mysterious ward: Umber's nemesis, the wheeling and dealing Hameron, has acquired some dragon eggs, and Umber can't resist the opportunity to study a new magical species, even if it means a trip to the corrupt kingdom of Sarnica. But when he and Hap see what the warlord of Sarnica has planned for the dragon hatchlings at the upcoming Dragon Games, Umber's quest for knowledge turns into a dangerous rescue operation.

Dragon Games

by P. W. Catanese David Ho

A surprise visitor to the Aerie provides devastating news for Happenstance about his past--but it's the future that Umber and Hap must contend with: they need to learn all they can about Meddlers if they are to discover what Hap's role in Umber's mission is to be. And that means a risky trip to The Inferno, where Caspar has taken the key pages of Umber's research. But that's only one of the perilous journeys Umber has in mind for his mysterious ward: Umber's nemesis, the wheeling and dealing Hameron, has acquired some dragon eggs, and Umber can't resist the opportunity to study a new magical species, even if it means a trip to the corrupt kingdom of Sarnica. But when he and Hap see what the warlord of Sarnica has planned for the dragon hatchlings at the upcoming Dragon Games, Umber's quest for knowledge turns into a dangerous rescue operation.

Dragon Healer #4

by Lucy Coats Brett Bean

Demon's abilities are put to the test!Beasts of Olympus is a series of illustrated chapter books set in a magical Ancient Greece where strange things still walk the Earth. In the fourth book, Demon must heal Ares's smelly dragon in time for battle. Can he heal this sick beast before Olympus chokes on the stink?

Dragon in the Ghetto Caper

by E. L. Konigsburg

Andy's not your average resident of exclusive Fox meadow - whenever he sits down to draw something, it turns out to be a dragon. And he wants to be a detective when he grows up - not just an ordinary police detective, but a tough, famous detective.

Dragon Keepers #6: The Dragon at the North Pole

by Kate Klimo John Shroades

The Dragon Keepers series is perfect for readers who've finished Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Tree House series but who aren't quite ready for Harry Potter. It's super-accessible fantasy that's imaginative and adventure-filled! In The Dragon at the North Pole, dragon keepers Jesse and Daisy wake on Christmas morning to a winter wonderland--it snowed overnight! Knowing that their dragon, Emmy, has never seen snow before, they hurry to the barn only to discover that she's disappeared. She's left a note behind: "Gone with Santa." Santa?! Can it be true? With the help of two pairs of magic snowshoes, Jesse and Daisy visit the North Pole to find out!

The Dragon Of Og

by Rumer Godden

[From the inside book flap:] It happened long ago in the lowlands of Scotland in the days when castles were made of wood; this particular Castle of Tundergarth stood on a hill above fields and meadows.... There ran a wide river called the Water of Milk but it was not as mild as it sounds because in the biggest of its pools, below a deep dark cave, lived a dragon.... So begins this charming story of a gentle Dragon, a stubbornly proud lord, the red-headed Angus Og, who inherits the Castle, and the lord's wife. For hundreds of years the Dragon of Og had quietly taken for his food two bullocks a month from the lord's herd. No one minded. The Dragon brought luck, and besides, he might destroy the countryside if he was angered. But Angus Og would have none of this. "That Dragon must be killed," he said. And so began a battle of wits that could end only in tragedy--or so it seemed. This witty, exciting, and poetic story, based on an old legend of the Scottish Lowlands, has been brilliantly and delicately told by Rumer Godden.

Dragon of the Lost Sea

by Laurence Yep

Inspired from Chinese Mythology, the book is first of a series, wherein an exiled dragon princess Shimmer befriends an orphan boy to find the enemy, Civet a river spirit, and reclaim her homeland.

Dragon of the Red Dawn (Magic Tree House #37)

by Mary Pope Osborne

Merlin the Magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone in Camelot. What can be done? The enchantress Morgan knows who to askfor help: young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania! The brother-and-sister team quickly head off in the magic tree house on another magical and historical adventure.Their mission: discover one of the four secrets of happiness.Their journey: to a land of fierce samurai and great beauty, the capital city of Edo (now the city of Tokyo), in ancient Japan in the 1600s. Their tools: a research book to guide them and a magic wand with three special rules.In Dragon of the Red Dawn, Mary Pope Osborne transports readers back to the splendor, rich culture, and magic of traditional Japan.

The Dragonbone Chair

by Tad Williams

In the peaceful land of Osten Ard, the good king is dying-and a long-dreaded evil is about to be unleashed. Only Simon, a lowly castle scullion apprenticed to a secret order dedicated to halting the coming darkness, can solve the dangerous riddle that offers salvation to the land.

The Dragonbone Chair

by Tad Williams

In the peaceful land of Osten Ard, the good king is dying-and a long-dreaded evil is about to be unleashed. Only Simon, a lowly castle scullion apprenticed to a secret order dedicated to halting the coming darkness, can solve the dangerous riddle that offers salvation to the land. .

Dragonbreath

by Ursula Vernon

It's not easy for Danny Dragonbreath to be the sole mythical creature in a school for reptiles and amphibians?especially because he can't breathe fire like other dragons (as the school bully loves to remind him). But having a unique family comes in handy sometimes, like when his sea-serpent cousin takes Danny and his best iguana friend on a mindboggling underwater tour, complete with vomiting sea cucumbers and giant squid. It sure beats reading the encyclopedia to research his ocean report . . . Using a hybrid of comic-book panels and text, Ursula Vernon introduces an irresistible set of characters with a penchant for getting themselves into sticky situations. It's perfect for both the classroom and fans of Wimpy Kid and Bad Kitty.

Dragonbreath #7

by Ursula Vernon

NOT your little sister's glittery fairy story! Everyone knows rule #1 in the dragon world: Never, ever mess with a dragon's mama. So when Danny Dragonbreath's mom gets kidnapped by fairies, Danny, his best friend Wendell, and know-it-all Christiana hop the first bus to the Faerie realm to show those fairies who's boss. But these are not the sparkly Tinkerbell kind of fairies. These guys play dirty, and escaping fairyland with Danny's mom is no easy task, even for a sort-of-fire-breathing dragon. The seventh book in this laugh-until-smoke-comes-out-of-your-nose series is perfect for Wimpy Kid, Bad Kitty, and Dork Diary fans everywhere.

Dragonbreath: Attack of the Ninja Frogs

by Ursula Vernon

Danny Dragonbreath knew girls were trouble. But the new foreign exchange student, Suki the Salamander, is beyond trouble. Not only has she reduced his best friend, Wendell, to a blithering, lovesick tadpole, but she?s apparently the object of an elaborate ninja frog kidnapping plot. Danny is never one to pass up an adventure (especially one involving ninja frogs), and so he and Wendell and Suki set out on a dangerous quest through the mythical Japanese bamboo forests to find out what these fearsome frogs want. Danny may not be able to breathe fire like a normal dragon, but he and Wendell have watched lots of kung fu movies and can totally take on a bunch of ninja frogs. Or, um, so he hopes . . . Using her trademark hybrid style of comic-book panels and text, Ursula Vernon has packed this second book in the hilarious Dragonbreath series with lots of kung fu, a little bit of loooove, and plenty of everyday school drama. A perfect fit for fans of Wimpy Kid and Bad Kitty.

The Dragonfly Pool

by Eva Ibbotson

Tally Hamilton is furious to hear she is being sent from London to a horrid, stuffy boarding school in the countryside. And all because of the stupid war. But Delderton Hall is a far more unusual and interesting place than Tally ever imagined, and she soon falls in love with its eccentric staff and pupils. Now she's even organizing an exciting school trip to the kingdom of Bergania . . . although Tally never expected to meet the prince. Prince Karil hates his life at the palace and he is only truly happy when he escapes to the dragonfly pool, a remote spot in the forests of Bergania. Then Karil meets a feisty English girl who brings the promise of adventure. But his country is under threat, and the prince soon looks to his new friend Tally for survival as well as friendship . . .

Dragonfly Secret

by Carolyn J. Gold

Will a mysterious fairy keep Nathan's family together or tear it apart?Nathan and Jessie love their cantakerous grandfather, who lives with them, but their aunt feels he should be in a nursing home, and she has contacted a social worker to evaluate him. One evening Grandfather and the kids discover a wounded dragonfly on their windshield. Upon closer inspection they see that the dragonfly is really a fairy, and they take it inside to nurse it back to health. The kids try to keep it hidden from the social worker, because they are sure if she thinks that Grandpa believes in fairies, he really would be taken away. In this warmhearted debut novel, Carolyn J. Gold shows how the quiet magic of nature can strengthen the bonding love between generations. This fairy is not overtly cute and sweet. It is a creature of nature that changes their lives.

Dragons at Crumbling Castle

by Terry Pratchett Mark Beech

This never-before-published collection of fourteen funny and inventive tales by acclaimed author Sir Terry Pratchett features a memorable cast of inept wizards, sensible heroes, and unusually adventuresome tortoises. Including more than one hundred black-and-white illustrations, the appealingly designed book celebrates Pratchett's inimitable wordplay and irreverent approach to the conventions of storytelling. These accessible and mischievous tales are an ideal introduction for young readers to this beloved author. Established fans of Pratchett's work will savor the playful presentation of the themes and ideas that inform his best-selling novels.

The Dragon's Boy

by Jane Yolen

Before the legendary Arthur became king, he took lessons from a dragon . . .Artos is a lonely child, teased or ignored by the other boys in the castle of Sir Ector. One day, he follows Sir Ector's runaway hound into a mysterious, dark cave, where he encounters a dragon who offers him the gift of wisdom. Both frightened and intrigued, Artos becomes the dragon's student and gains what he's always longed for: the friendship and respect of other boys. Under the guidance of the dragon, Artos's life begins to take shape in a way he could never have imagined. But has Artos really learned everything the dragon has to teach? And what does the dragon mean when he refers to him as "Artos Pendragon," or "Arthur son of dragon"?This ebook features a personal history by Jane Yolen including rare images from the author's personal collection, as well as a note from the author about the making of the book.

The Dragon's Child

by Jenny Nimmo

Dando, a young dragon who cannot fly, is captured by dangerous humans, but a kind slave-girl, an orphaned bird, and the melancholy son of the dragon's captors help him escape his imprisonment and learn to fly.

The Dragon's Dinner

by Rebecca Motil Liz Callen

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