The Dragon’s Son

9780531303337_p0_v2_s260x420The Dragon’s Son
By Sarah L. Thomson

Ages: 12 and up
Category: Fiction, Fantasy
Publisher: Orchard Books
Pub. Date: May 2001
ISBN: 978-0531303337 
Hardcover, $17.95

The King Arthur story is retold from different points of view in this engrossing historical fantasy. Four characters (Nimue, a wife of Arthur’s advisor, Myrddin; Morgan, Arthur’s sister; Luned, a handmaiden to another sister of Arthur’s; and Medraud, Arthur’s son) tell their versions of the reign of England’s most famous king.

Awards & Accolades
¥ 5Q, Voice of Youth Advocates
¥ Best Children’s Books of the Year (2001), Bank Street College of Education
¥ Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror of 2001, Voice of Youth Advocates
¥ CCBC Choices (2001)
¥ Junior Literary Guild Selection
¥ Kentucky Bluegrass Award Masterlist (2002)

“Legend lovers as well as fantasy readers will be captivated.”
—Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“[A] spellbinding tale of love, intrigue, and betrayal.”