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Silver Batal and the water dragon races. #1 / K. D. Halbrook.

Halbrook, Kristin, author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ada Public Library J HAL (Text) 33500013077045 New Available -
Bagley Public Library J HAL (Text) 33500013077052 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250181077
  • ISBN: 1250181070
  • Physical Description: pages cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Silver Batal, a young desert-dweller, dreams of becoming a water dragon racer, and when she befriends a rare dragon that can swim and fly, she may just get her chance.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 June #1
    Thirteen-year-old Silver Batal dreams of being a water dragon racer, an unlikely ambition for a girl from a small village deep in the desert. When she gets word that a legendary water dragon racer—and her idol—is coming to town, Silver seizes the chance to pursue her dream, despite her parents' insistence that she follow the family tradition of becoming a jeweler. But the meeting with her idol doesn't go as planned, and one desert storm later, Silver finds herself on a journey to the royal city to rescue a stolen baby water dragon, previously believed to be mythical, that can both swim and fly. Along with her cousin, who brings a water dragon of her own, Silver embarks on a high-stakes mission into an Arab-inspired setting filled with dragons. Although it's a world that could have benefited from deeper development, Halbrook's latest is a fun, fast-paced adventure with an engaging supporting cast in which young fantasy lovers will delight. Grades 4-7. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

K. D. Halbrook grew up in California, surrounded by the gorgeous food, family bonds, and Arab-family quirks that inspired the world of Silver Batal. She’s also the author of the middle-grade novel Smoke and Mirrors, as well as several young adult titles under the name Kristin Halbrook. She currently resides in Seattle with her family.

Subject: Dragons > Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Fantasy.

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