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Eragon

Author: Christopher Paolini; John Jude Palencar
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Alagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.
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Genre/Form: Novels
Young adult fiction
Texas Lone Star Reading List, 2004-2005
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paolini, Christopher.
Eragon.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2003
(OCoLC)760902930
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Paolini; John Jude Palencar
ISBN: 0375826688 9780375826689 0375926682 9780375926686 0375826696 9780375826696 0440240735 9780440240730 044023848X 9780440238485
OCLC Number: 52251450
Notes: Jacket art copyright by John Jude Palencar.
Awards: Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie), 2006
Teens' Top Ten, 2004 Winner.
Young Reader's Choice Award, 2006 Winner.
Description: 509 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Shade of fear --
Discovery --
Palancar Valley --
Dragon tales --
Fate's gift --
Awakening --
Tea for two --
A name of power --
A miller-to-be --
Strangers in Carvahall --
Flight of destiny --
The doom of innocence --
Deathwatch --
The madness of life --
A rider's blade --
Saddlemaking --
Thereinsford --
Thunder roar and lightning crackle --
Revelation at Yazuac --
Admonishments --
Magic is the simplest thing --
Daret --
Through a dragon's eye --
A song for the road --
A taste of Teirm --
An old friend --
The witch and the werecat --
Of reading and plots --
Thieves in the castle --
A costly mistake --
Vision of perfection --
Master of the blade --
The mire of Dras-Leona --
Trail of oil --
Worshipers of Helgrind --
The Ra'zac's revenge --
Murtagh --
Legacy of a rider --
Diamond tomb --
Capture at Gil'ead --
Du Súndavar Freohr --
Fighting shadows --
A warrior and a healer --
Water from sand --
The Ramr River --
The Hadarac Desert --
A path revealed --
A clash of wills --
Flight through the valley --
The horns of a dilemma --
Hunting for answers --
The glory of Tronjheim --
Ajihad --
Bless the child, Argetlam --
Mandrake root and newt's tongue --
Hall of the mountain king --
Arya's test --
The shadows lengthen --
Battle under Farthern Dûr --
The mourning sage.
Responsibility: Christopher Paolini.
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In Alagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.

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Eragon: Best Book Ever

by agurcsik (WorldCat user published 2008-05-19) Excellent Permalink
The characters are great and it is a very exciting book. You have to read it if you like wizards, dragons, and knights.
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by WolfStar (WorldCat user published 2006-11-30) Excellent Permalink
This book was one I couldn't and wouldn't set down. I have read it 3 times cover to cover and still am not tired of reading it. They are all wonderful charecters, expertly sculpted so that I can see each perfectly in my minds eye. This book is a true inspiration to me as a youing (althought not worthy...
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