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JANE YOLEN has written more than two hundred books for children and adults, including Sword of the Rightful King and the books in the Young Merlin trilogy. JANE YOLEN has written more than two hundred books for children and adults, including the three volumes in the Young Merlin Trilogy: Passager, Hobby, and. The Pit Dragon Trilogy [jane-yolen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Used, Very Good Condition, Clean, Kept Smoke Free Environment.

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Every book plays a movie in the reader’s mind, but this one is especially clear, with a mesmerizing flow that carries the reader along to its exceptionally satisfying conclusion. I only finished the book because I was hoping by the end I would learn jxne about the planet than the meager amount of information the author doled out. Some were just annoying. The master deliberately miscounted so Jakkin would have a chance to prove what a great trainer he was. In the morning, Jakkin and Akki are reborn out of the dragon blood, and became the first real human Austarians, linked to each other and Heart’s Blood’s five hatchlings.

The Pit Dragon Trilogy

He eventually succeeds after having been badly injured during the day’s work, as one of the hatchling dragons was “miscounted”, thus no one would notice if it was missing, though it is eventually revealed that Sarkkhan drabon purposely given him the opportunity to steal the hatchling, knowing that Jakkin was literate and could read the breeder’s chart posted on the door.

There is even a love interest, a mysterious girl named Akki. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Because of this, many of the issues felt diluted or too easily solved. Maybe some of these questions are answered in the following books, but honestly the author did such a poor job exploring her own world in this book that I just don’t care. Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels? Akki, a girl at the nursery, eventually discovers his secret, and helps him, building a strong relationship in the process.


This book was one of my first plunges into the genre I loved this book when I was a kid. For other uses, see fragon blood disambiguation. The book follows the story of a young bondsman, Jakkin, as he attempts to steal a hatchling dragon, raise it as his own, and train it to fight in the dragon pits.

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Of course, though he knows a little bit about dragons, he doesn’t really know anything about teaching them to fight. Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The separation of classes is based on the convict-guard hierarchy from generations ago. Especially after pih, what amounts to the entirety of my middle schools fiction section.

There was magic to the pages of this book, and I for one have not forgotten the touch of that magic We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. View all 7 comments. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

The Pit Dragon Trilogy (Pit Dragons) by Jane Yolen

Parents need to know that there are some sexual references, and that the intense scenes of dragon fighting may be too much for sensitive children. I found this a quick, engrossing read. Book with flying lizard – read in 90’s [s]. Now lets look at what we learn from going back to the excerpt: A slave can earn enough money to buy their freedom.

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I’m curious to see if my other Jane Yolen books are written similarly. It’s pretty obvious The tripogy and -training parts are as good as I remembered, but there’s an undercurrent of cringe-worthy misogyny: While the elite live decent lives, the entire res of the population lives in poverty, attempting to buy their way out of servitude.


We learn all the moves Jakkin teaches his dragon, but in name only. I’m going to keep this short.

Pit Dragon Chronicles Series

Enthralling, gritty, classic dragon trilogy. The economy on Austar is centered on “the pit” where owners bring their dragons in to fight. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

We’re not talking Game of Thrones here, there weren’t that many dragons. Sign in or join to save for later.

I actually bought this book for its nostalgic value. The humans are divided into free and “bond”, where the bonded people Another reread of a book I remembered enjoying in my youth. There is a bit of a wowser of a deus ex machina near the end, but the actual end of the novel is pretty sweet. But that’s just me. This was one of the last books I read in middle school I was working through the library alphabetically: Dragon’s Heart was released on May 4, Recommended to Adrianna by: The star rating reflects overall quality and learning potential.

This is the only place I managed to find this book- I can’t wait to re-read it! Fortunately this one is almost better than I remembered: The male bondsmen a nice way of saying “slave” don’t interact with women, none of the work is done by women, women are very much “other” in every way.

First I gave it a 3.


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