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Ancient, Strange, and Lovely (Dragon Chronicles)


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In a slightly futuristic, polluted world, fourteen-year-old Bryn watches an ancient egg hatch, and her life changes forever. Like her family before her, Bryn can and#8220;kenand#8221; with birds, so at first she doesnand#8217;t understand why she relates to what appears to be a lizard. Then she realizes that the critter in her care is really a baby dragon. When the dracling becomes an Internet phenomenon, she must flee to protect him from poachers and others who wish him harm. But will Bryn be able to protect him, or will she lose the dracling just as she comes to love him?andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;A fast-paced, standalone addition to Susan Fletcherand#8217;s beloved Dragon Chronicles series, Ancient, Strange, and Lovely puts a modern twist on a timeless genre.


In a new dragon novel by Susan Fletcher, Bryn must save a dracling from a dangerous modern world that seems to have no place for an ancient dragon.

About the Author

Susan Fletcher is the acclaimed author of the Dragon Chronicles, composed of Dragon's Milk, Flight of the Dragon Kyn, Sign of the Dove, and Ancient, Strange, and Lovely as well as the award-winning Alphabet of Dreams, Shadow Spinner, Walk Across the Sea, and Falcon in the Glass. Ms. Fletcher lives in Wilsonville, Oregon. Visit her at

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Fletcher, Susan
Atheneum Books
Animals, mythical
Family - General
Nature & the Natural World - Environment
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Mythical
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Dragon Chronicles
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Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
f-c jacket (w-spfx: foil)
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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