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Dragons in a Bag, Book 1

Dragons in a Bag, Book 1

The dragon’s out of the bag in this diverse, young urban fantasy from an award-winning author!

When Jaxon is sent to spend the day with a mean old lady his mother calls Ma, he finds out she’s not his grandmother – but she is a witch! She needs his help delivering baby dragons to a magical world where they’ll be safe.

There are two rules when it comes to the dragons: Don’t let them out of the bag, and don’t feed them anything sweet. Before he knows it, Jax and his friends Vikram and Kavita have broken both rules!

Will Jax get the baby dragons delivered safe and sound? Or will they be lost in Brooklyn forever?

An NPR Best Book of the Year
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year

Book Details

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publish Date: October 23, 2018
ISBN: 9781524770457
Language: English

About the Author

Zetta Elliott was born in Canada and moved to the United States in 1994. Her poetry has been published in several anthologies, and her plays have been staged in New York and Chicago. Her essays have appeared in the Huffington Post, School Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly. She is the author of over twenty-five books for young readers, including the award-winning picture books Bird and Melena’s Jubilee. She is also a contibutor to We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices, published by Crown Books for Young Readers. Elliott is an advocate for greater diversity and equity in publishing. A longtime resident of Brooklyn, she currently lives in Illinois.

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