by Bruce Coville | Grades: 4-6 | Lexile 710 | Reading Level 4.9
Sixth-grader Jeremy Thatcher discovers a strange magic shop he has never seen before. He enters, and his life is changed forever. Buying what he thinks is a marble, he discovers he has really purchased a dragon's egg.
"Not only is the story involving but the reader can really get a feeling for Jeremy as a person."-- VOYA
"Will bring laughter and near tears to readers. . . . Dragons really exist for a little while."-- School Library Journal
Children's Choice Award Nominee (in sixteen states)
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