This graphic version of The Dragonet Prophecy homeschool study will definitely add some fun and enjoyment to a reading of this book. The Dragonet Prophecy: The Graphic Novel is a fantastic read for your upper elementary and middle school school-aged children. Join the Dragonettes on their adventure as they realize and embrace their destiny.
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The Dragonet Prophecy (Graphic Novel)
Tui T. Sutherland
Length: 224 pages
First Published: 2018
Publisher’s Description of The Dragonet Prophecy (Graphic Novel)
“Not every dragonet wants a destiny … Clay has grown up under the mountain, chosen along with four other dragonets to fulfill a mysterious prophecy and end the war between the dragon tribes of Pyrrhia. He’s not so sure about the prophecy part, but Clay can’t imagine not living with the other dragonets; they’re his best friends. So when one of the dragonets is threatened, all five spring into action. Together, they will choose freedom over fate, leave the mountain, and fulfill their destiny — on their own terms.”
My Goodreads Review
Clay and the other four dragonets of destiny have grown up under the mountain, protected from harm so they can fulfill their prophecies destiny to end the war between the dragon tribes of Pyrrhia. Clay and the other dragonets can’t imagine life without one another so when one dragonet is threatened, they all escape the mountain together. From there they will begin to discover some of the truth about the war, the prophecy, and life in Pyrrhia. Through it all, the original five dragons will remain loyal to one another.
This graphic novel version was a delightful read, though I suspect it might be hard to understand the finer details of the story if you don’t read the original novel before the graphic version. I enjoyed the creative graphics and the way they were used to tell the story. The illustrations are well done and the dragons are fantastic characters.
My Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
The Dragonet Prophecy (Graphic Novel) Book Club Ideas
Decorate with a dragon theme. Use dragon-themed paper products and decorate with plushie dragons or other dragon toys.
Host a Wings of “Camp” Fire and roast marshmallows.
Serve Dragon Themed Food such as Dragon’s Eggs (deviled eggs or jelly beans), Dragon Food (goldfish), and Dragon Fireballs (cheese puffs).
Hide plastic easter eggs and invite the kids on a Dragon Egg Hunt.
The Dragonet Prophecy (Graphic Novel)
Discussion Questions for Your Homeschool Study
1. Who is your favorite dragonette and why? What is your opinion of Peril? Would she be a good addition to this group of dragonettes?
2. This is the first in a series of five books about these particular dragonettes. this book focuses on Clay, the Mudwing. What do we learn about Clay in this book?
3. What are some of the lessons the five dragonettes could teach the entire dragon community?
4. Look at pages 12-13. We get to know Clay’s friends (the other dragonettes) on this page. What design choices help keep the information organized?
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