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Henkky who tells him not to trust Golden. Magic and Fantasy Book type: But that’s just me. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

I haven’t read the other books and I’m not going to finish the series. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making draon more concise.

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I’m wondering if I got all the references to drug addiction and prostitution when I read this as a child, because as an adult it rtilogy me baffled that a short, simple, supposedly-aimed-at-middle-grade story could be so Austar IV has dragons, which almost became extinct, until some genius said, “Hey, lets breed these guys and make them fight each other.

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So a lot of people say there is misogyny or sexism in this book but the characters do challenge it. Jakkin vows never to let this happen to his dragon.

I’m aware some of the issues I have with the first book might be fixed in the next book, but I feel the first boo This book is written for a younger audience, middle grade age I believe, as such I’m going to try and avoid any criticisms on the writing style, though I had many complaints about it.


Is the ability to sense whether an egg contains a dragon related to the telepathy? Dragon’s Heart was released on May 4, Personalize Common Sense for your family. Oct 08, Jeni Palmer rated it liked it Shelves: Then I took a nap and realized it was closer to a 2.

But I often read children’s books to see what avaialble for kids now. I was not disappointed!!!

Dragon’s Blood: The Pit Dragon Chronicles: Book 1

Share your thoughts with other jnae. At the end of the year he has Akki register his dragon in it’s first fight. Some were just annoying. I serously recommend this also to any parents who have have their kids read “Harry Potter” and are asking “what next?

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I highly recommend this series. By the way, the inhabitants are called Austarians. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Jakkin stows the tiny dragon away to an oasis that he had previously found. Preview yolenn Dragon’s Blood by Jane Yolen.

I first read it as a kid and have loved it ever since. The internal logic of the book is broken the more I think of it.

Dragon’s Blood (Pit Dragon Chronicles, #1) by Jane Yolen

Open Preview See a Problem? A lot or a little? Now he must work during the day, train the dragon at night, keep it all a secret, and protect the baby dragon from predators. This book just failed on every level. She apparentl I absolutely hated this atrocity of literature. They are given the task of taking piy package to the Pit, and told if they open it, it will explode. I loved these yoleen as a kid and both of my kids adored them too. The separation of classes is based on the convict-guard hierarchy from generations ago.

The cell leader replaces Jakkin with 3, the man who died, and Jakkin is reunited with Akki, at the cell meeting. Of course it’s a woman, Akki, who thinks about all these details, plus a million other things including saving Jakkin’s stupid life at least twice.


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The humans are divided into free and “bond”, where the bonded people constantly wear a bag to show their indentured status, and when they fill that bag with money they’ll have enough to buy their freedom. Jakkin is a bond-servant, indentured to his master until he can fill the bond-bag that hangs around his waist, but Jakkin has a plan: The parents’ guide to what’s in this book. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Archived from the original on August 29, Golden’s job is to know what the rebels are up to, and to prevent them from using violence.

Please try again later. Parents say No reviews yet Add your rating. She apparently does not know or understand the audience she is aiming for, and, therefore, entirely misses her target.

I guess the nearest equivalent would be a 3rd world country that has a decent tourist trade. Austar is a Protectorate, not a Federation Planet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Rragon going to bars with Sarkkhan and drinking chikkar, a man dies in front of Jakkin, telling him to be careful of the Rebel Hideout.

Oct 03, Bill Tillman rated it it was amazing Shelves: