Dragon Books for Older Teens

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A Natural History of Dragons 

by Marie Brennan

A young woman's memoir that brings about further understanding about dragons. 
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Eon: Dragoneye Reborn

by Alison Goodman

Eon wants to become an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons, but she must hide the fact that she is a girl. 
Y FIC Goodman
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Dragon Keeper

by Robin Hobb

To save some dragons, a band of dragon keepers, dragon hunters, and dragon chronicles tend to them and help to find their true home. (First book in the Rain Wilds Chronicles)
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The Hunting of the Last Dragon

by Sherryl Jordan

In England in 1356, as a monk records his every word, a young peasant tells of his journey with a young Chinese noblewoman to St. Alfric's Cove and the lair of a dragon.
Y PBK Jordan
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Song in the Silence

by Elizabeth Kerner

A woman adventurer joins a ship sailing to the Dragon Isles in search of fruit that prolongs life. While there, she falls in love with the king of the dragons, with whom she communicates by telepathy. When a sorcerer tries to feed her to a demon, the dragon changes shape into a man and saves.
Y FIC Kerner
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The Dragonrider's of Pern

by Anne McCaffrey

The first three books of pern (Dragonflight, Dragonquest, The White Dragon) are gathered in this omnibus edition from the long running and classic dragon series. 
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His Majesty's Dragon

by Naomi Novik

The first book in the Temeraire series - an alternate history retelling of the Napoleonic Wars where the air force was dragons. 
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by Christopher Paolini

The first book in the Inheritance Cycle where a young boy finds and hatches a dragon's egg in an richly detailed fantasy world. 
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Dragons of Autumn Twilight

by Weis & Hickman

The first book in the classic Dragonlance Chronicles.