Adventurous Dragon Books for Tweens

If you’re looking for a way to get your tween hooked on books, consider introducing them to the magical world of dragons! Dragons make for great protagonists and can add an extra layer of excitement to any story. To help you choose the perfect book to spark your tween’s imagination, here is a list of 26 adventurous dragon books for tweens.

1. Dragonwatch by Brandon Mull

This series follows the adventures of two young dragon experts, who are tasked with protecting their dragon preserve from dark forces. With thrilling action and plenty of mystery, this series is a great read for tweens.

2. Dragon Masters by Tracey West

This series follows the adventures of four brave kids who have the power to control fire-breathing dragons. With lots of action, this series is perfect for tweens who love adventure.

3. The Dragon’s Milk by Susan Fletcher

This fantasy novel is set in the magical kingdom of Carpale. It follows the story of a young girl who discovers that she is the chosen one, and must help the kingdom’s dragon protectors.

4. Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George

This enchanting novel follows the story of Creel, a poor girl who is given a pair of magical dragon slippers by a mysterious dragon. With lots of adventure, this book is sure to capture your tween’s imagination.

5. The Dragon’s Eye by Alison Baird

This thrilling novel follows the story of a young girl who discovers that she is the last hope for the kingdom of Myrrah. With dragons, magic, and plenty of action, this book is sure to please your tween.

6. The Dragon Riders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey

This classic science fiction series follows the adventures of a group of dragon riders who are tasked with protecting their planet from a deadly plague. With dragons, adventure, and plenty of danger, this series is sure to please your tween.

7. How To Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell


This beloved series follows the adventures of an unlikely duo, a young Viking and his dragon. With plenty of action and humor, this series is sure to captivate your tween.

8. Dragons of Pern by Anne McCaffrey

This series is set in the magical world of Pern. It follows the story of a group of dragon riders as they attempt to save their planet from a deadly virus.

9. The Last Dragon by Silvana De Mari

This beautiful fantasy novel follows the story of a young girl who discovers that she is the last dragon in the world. With dragons, adventure, and a unique twist on mythology, this book is sure to captivate your tween.

10. The Dragon King Trilogy by Ellen Oh

This thrilling series follows the story of a young girl who must save her kingdom from a powerful dragon king. With dragons, action, and plenty of danger, this series is sure to please your tween.

11. The Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey

This classic science fiction series follows the adventures of a group of dragon riders who are tasked with protecting their planet from a deadly plague. With dragons, adventure, and plenty of danger, this series is sure to please your tween.

12. Dragon’s Egg by Alison Baird

This exciting novel follows the story of a brave girl who is the only one who can save her kingdom from a powerful dragon. With dragons, danger, and plenty of adventure, this book is sure to please your tween.

13. Dragonbreath by Ursula Vernon

This hilarious series follows the adventures of a dragon who is determined to find his place in the world. With plenty of humor, this series is sure to please your tween.

14. The Dragon and The Wildcat by K.M. McKinley


This enchanting novel follows the story of a brave girl and her dragon who team up to save the kingdom from a powerful witch. With plenty of adventure, this book is sure to captivate your tween.

15. Dragons of the Valley by Donita K. Paul

This thrilling series follows the adventures of a brave girl who must find a way to save her kingdom from a powerful dragon. With plenty of action and danger, this series is sure to please your tween.

16. Dragon’s Milk by Susan Fletcher

This enchanting novel is set in the magical kingdom of Carpale. It follows the story of a young girl who discovers that she is the chosen one, and must help the kingdom’s dragon protectors.

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