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Silver Batal and the Water Dragon Races

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"Hand this to the Rick Riordan crowd, or to kids who like Tui Sutherland's "Wings of Fire" series."—SLJ

Set in a vivid, Arab-inspired world filled with friendly and fearsome water dragons, K.D. Halbrook's Silver Batal and the Water Dragon Races is a middle-grade fantasy adventure, with illustrations by Ilse Gort, that's perfect for fans of Tui T. Sutherland, Sayantani DasGupta, and Roshani Chokshi.

Thirteen-year-old Silver Batal calls the desert home, but her heart belongs to the waters. Although she's expected to become a jeweler like her father, Silver harbors a secret and forbidden wish to race water dragons. Destiny comes calling when her friendship with a mysterious old woman leads her to Hiyyan, a baby dragon that can swim and fly.

Risking everything, Silver, Hiyyan, and her resourceful cousin Brajon set off across the desert to join the legendary races in the royal city. But the road to Calidia is filled with danger, and the trio must band together as they encounter ferocious cave beasts, clever desert foxes, and cutthroat competition.

As Silver and Hiyyan soar through the skies and speed through the seas, both must learn what they're willing to sacrifice for a shot at glory.


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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Kindle Book

  • Release date: June 4, 2019

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781250181084
  • Release date: June 4, 2019

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781250181084
  • File size: 6373 KB
  • Release date: June 4, 2019

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Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:4
Lexile® Measure:680
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:2-3

"Hand this to the Rick Riordan crowd, or to kids who like Tui Sutherland's "Wings of Fire" series."—SLJ

Set in a vivid, Arab-inspired world filled with friendly and fearsome water dragons, K.D. Halbrook's Silver Batal and the Water Dragon Races is a middle-grade fantasy adventure, with illustrations by Ilse Gort, that's perfect for fans of Tui T. Sutherland, Sayantani DasGupta, and Roshani Chokshi.

Thirteen-year-old Silver Batal calls the desert home, but her heart belongs to the waters. Although she's expected to become a jeweler like her father, Silver harbors a secret and forbidden wish to race water dragons. Destiny comes calling when her friendship with a mysterious old woman leads her to Hiyyan, a baby dragon that can swim and fly.

Risking everything, Silver, Hiyyan, and her resourceful cousin Brajon set off across the desert to join the legendary races in the royal city. But the road to Calidia is filled with danger, and the trio must band together as they encounter ferocious cave beasts, clever desert foxes, and cutthroat competition.

As Silver and Hiyyan soar through the skies and speed through the seas, both must learn what they're willing to sacrifice for a shot at glory.


Expand title description text