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Dragon Racer by Margaret Bateson-Hill
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Sep 25, 11

Read from September 19 to 23, 2011

Joanna Morris is an ordinary school girl from Brixton, South London, who is waiting for her brother opposite Lambeth Town Hall when she notices a small silver dragon crawling down the outside of the building. Excalibur has been bred by the Brixton Dragon Caves to race and compete against the rival Brighton Pavillion Dragon Caves, owned by the sinister Marcus King, who will stop at nothing- even genetic mutations- to win. Like Quenelda, Joanna has a powerful connection with the mischievous XL, and they must train hard and overcome adversity in pursuit of compete. It's a great, exciting read, but for me lacked something: perhaps the modern day setting means that it inevitably misses the epic sweep?
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09/24/2011 page 130
63.0% "I'm enjoying this. It reminds me a lot of the pony books I loved when I was 9."
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