The Resource Dragon Harper, Anne McCaffrey, Todd McCaffrey, (electronic resource)

Dragon Harper, Anne McCaffrey, Todd McCaffrey, (electronic resource)

Label
Dragon Harper
Title
Dragon Harper
Statement of responsibility
Anne McCaffrey, Todd McCaffrey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For millions of readers the world over, the name Pern is magical, conjuring up grand vistas of a distant planet whose blue skies are patrolled by brave dragons and their noble riders, a paradise threatened by the periodic fall of deadly Thread. But not all dangers descend from the skies. Now, in their third collaboration, Anne McCaffrey and her son, Todd McCaffrey, spin a tale of a mysterious illness that may succeed in doing what centuries of Threadfall could not: kill every last human on Pern. Life in the Harper Hall is busy for best friends Kindan, Nonala, and Kelsa. As the only female apprentices, Nonala and Kelsa are the butt of jokes and easy targets for the bully Vaxoram and his cronies. But when Kindan springs to Kelsa's defense, he winds up in a fight for his life against the older, bigger Vaxoram--a fight that will lead to a surprising friendship. Meanwhile, in nearby Fort Hold, a clutch of fire-lizard eggs is about to hatch, and Lord Bemin's beautiful young daughter, Koriana, is determined to Impress one of the delightful creatures. At the hatching, Kindan Impresses a fire-lizard of his own ... and wins the heart of Koriana. But Lord Bemin mistrusts harpers and will not hear of a match between his daughter and the low-born Kindan. Then fate intervenes in the form of a virulent plague as fast-spreading as it is deadly. Arising suddenly, as if out of nowhere, the contagion decimates hold after hold, paying no heed to distinctions of birth. In this feverish crucible, friendship and love will be tested to the breaking point and beyond. For with Threadfall scant years away, the Dragonriders dare not expose themselves to infection, and it will fall to Kindan and his fellow apprentices to bravely search for a cure and save humanity
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCaffrey, Anne
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3563.A255
LC item number
D73 2007eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Reading level
5.4
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McCaffrey, Todd
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pern (Imaginary place)
  • Life on other planets
  • Space colonies
  • Dragons
  • Epidemics
  • Influenza
  • Friendship
  • Adventure
  • Space Opera
  • Dragons
  • Epidemics
  • Friendship
  • Influenza
  • Life on other planets
  • Pern (Imaginary place)
  • Space colonies
  • FICTION / General
Label
Dragon Harper, Anne McCaffrey, Todd McCaffrey, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=61D253F1-62B3-43EC-85D2-7F0DEB4C85DD
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o236498069
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 298 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345502520
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o236498069
  • (OCoLC)236498069
Label
Dragon Harper, Anne McCaffrey, Todd McCaffrey, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=61D253F1-62B3-43EC-85D2-7F0DEB4C85DD
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o236498069
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 298 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345502520
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o236498069
  • (OCoLC)236498069

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