Dealing with Dragons

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 212 pages
Bored with traditional palace life, Princess Cimorene goes off to live with a group of dragons and soon becomes involved with fighting against some disreputable wizards who want to steal away the dragons' kingdom. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
 

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User Review  - theWallflower - www.librarything.com

Eh, I guess it's fine. It's short anyway. A woman who doesn't want to be a proper princess leaves the castle. She wants to learn fencing and performing, but they won't let her. So she finds some ... Read full review

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User Review  - foggidawn - www.librarything.com

Tired of life as a princess, with all of its rules and traditions, Cimorene runs away to be a dragon's princess, and finds herself much more suited to that life. While in the caves of the dragon Kazul ... Read full review

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Contents

In Which Cimorene Refuses to Be Proper and Has a Conversation with a Frog
1
In Which Cimorene Discovers the Value of a Classical Education and Has Some Unwelcome Visitors
14
In Which Cimorene Meets a Witch and Has Doubts about a Wizard
31
In Which Kazul Has a Dinner Party and Cimorene Makes Dessert
43
In Which Cimorene Receives a Formal Call from Her Companions in Dire Captivity
57
In Which the Wizards Do Some Snooping and Cimorene Snoops Back
74
In Which Cimorene and Kazul Make a Journey Underground
90
In Which Cimorene and Kazul Pay a Call and Cimorene Gets into a Fight
100
In Which Therandil Is a Dreadful Nuisance and Cimorene Casts a Spell
113
In Which Cimorene and Alianora Conduct Some Tests and Disturb a Wizard
128
In Which Kazul Is Unwell and Cimorene Makes a New Acquaintance
145
In Which Cimorene Calls on a Dragon and the Stone Prince Discovers a Plot
161
In Which Alianora Discovers an Unexpected Use for Soap and Water and Cimorene Has Difficulty with a Dragon
173
In Which the Wizards Try to Make Trouble and Cimorene Does Something about It
184
In Which the Dragons Crown a New King and Cimorene Gets a New Job
196
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PATRICIA C. WREDE has written many novels, including Sorcery and Cecelia or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot and The Grand Tour coauthored with Caroline Stevermer, as well as the four books in her own series, the Enchanted Forest Chronicles. She lives near Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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