Celebrate Appreciate a Dragon Day With These Epic Reads!

Sara Conway  //  Jan 14, 2022

Celebrate Appreciate a Dragon Day With These Epic Reads!

January 16 is Appreciate a Dragon Day! 

To celebrate, we've rounded up nine dragon stories that are perfect for young readers to dive into today. From books for early independent readers to chapter books to graphic novels, there's a dragon story for every reader!

Battle of Dragons #1: City of Thieves by Alex London

In a modern mega-city built around dragons, one boy gets caught up in the world of underground dragon battles and a high-stakes gang war that could tear his family apart.

Wings of Fire Graphic Novels #1–5 by Tui T. Sutherland and adapted by Mike Holmes

Dragons set the world on fire in full-color in these graphic novel adaptations of the #1 New York Times bestselling Wings of Fire series.

Skyborn #1: Sparrow Rising by Jessica Khoury

Jessica Khoury brings her masterful world-building and emotional depth to a brand-new fantasy series where everyone is born with wings.

Dragon Girls #1: Azmina the Gold Glitter Dragon by Maddy Mara

Dragon Girls is a super collectible new series that celebrates the inner fire of everyday girls. 

Dragon Rider #1 by Cornelia Funke

With a lonely boy named Ben on board, the brave young dragon Firedrake sets out on a magical journey to find the mythical place where silver dragons can live in peace forever in the #1 New York Times bestseller.

Dragon Masters #1: Rise of the Earth Dragon by Tracey West and illustrated by Graham Howells

The first book of the New York Times bestelling series that is filled with adventure, friendship, and dragons who have special powers! Perfect for newly independent readers! 

City of Dragons #1: An Awakening Storm by Jaimal Yogis and illustrated by Vivian Truong

When Grace moves to Hong Kong with her mom and new stepdad, her biggest concern is making friends at her fancy new boarding school. But when a mysterious old woman gifts her a dragon egg during a field trip, Grace discovers that the wonderful stories of dragons she heard when she was a young girl might actually be real--especially when the egg hatches overnight.

The Dragon Prince #1: Through the Moon by Aaron Ehasz and Melanie McGanney Ehasz 

Expanding on the events of Season 1 of the hit Netflix show, three young heroes find their world on the brink of the war. Gathered from opposite sides of the conflict, these three embark on a dangerous quest that could change everything.  

Rise of the Dragons #1 by Angie Sage

Mega bestselling author Angie Sage takes flight with an epic adventure that imagines dragons in the modern world.