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By Beka Compton
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Not Your Typical Dragon, by Dan Bar-el

Crispin is not your typical dragon. On his seventh birthday, Crispin tries to breathe fire for the first time. His family is surprised when, instead of fire, Crispin breathes out whipped cream!

Throughout the story, Crispin’s inability to breathe fire is treated as a problem by all of the adults in his life. His idea of a “real dragon” is deeply ingrained in his mind, and Crispin begins to believe that he will never be a real dragon himself. He leaves home, where he meets a quirky knight, Sir George, who struggles with relatable problems. Toget...



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