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The Resource Dragonkeeper, by Carole Wilkinson

Dragonkeeper, by Carole Wilkinson

Label
Dragonkeeper
Title
Dragonkeeper
Statement of responsibility
by Carole Wilkinson
Title variation
Dragon keeper
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ancient China, Han Dynasty. A slave girl saves the life of an ageing dragon and escapes her brutal master. Pursued by a ruthless dragon hunter, the girl and the dragon begin an epic journey across China. They carry with them a mysterious stone that must be protected. Dragonkeeper is the story of a girl who believes she is not worthy even of a name, but finds within herself the strength and courage to make this perilous journey -- and do what must be done
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Summary
Ping is a slave in a royal palace on the edge of the Emperor's kingdom. Under her master's watch, the Emperor's dragons have dwindled from a dozen to a miserable two. When one dragon dies, only the wise Long Danzi remains. His fate seems sealed - until Ping comes to his rescue in a moment of bravery that reveals her destiny as a Dragonkeeper
Theme
Award
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel, 2003.
  • Children's Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers (Children's Book Council of Australia), 2004.
  • Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALA), Older Readers, 2006.
  • Queensland Premier's Literary Awards, Children's Book Award, 2004.
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128269
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NOV
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1950-
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Wilkinson, Carole
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For children aged 10-14
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Dragonkeeper
Series volume
1
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  • Child slaves
  • Dragons
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Dragonkeeper, by Carole Wilkinson
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000024860504
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
346 p.
Isbn
9781876372194
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
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Label
Dragonkeeper, by Carole Wilkinson
Publication
Control code
000024860504
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
346 p.
Isbn
9781876372194
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Other physical details
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