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Alliana, Girl of Dragons

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Exciting Cinderella tale of tween in Japanese fantasy world.

Book Julie Abe Fantasy 2022
Alliana Girl of Dragons book cover with girl riding dragon in flight

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Author Julie Abe spins an engaging tale of an abused orphan and the friends who come to her aid -- especially the baby dragon she rescues and an apprentice witch who opens new worlds for her. Set in a Japanese fantasy world of royals, wizards, witches, and magical beings, Alliana, Girl of Dragons is a satisfying, fast-moving Cinderella tale with many hardships to endure, and many rewards for kind deeds. Also plenty of surprises and cheer-worthy moments as the bonds of family and friendship prove quite powerful.

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