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Dragonfruit / Makiia Lucier.

Lucier, Makiia, (author.).

Summary:
"In the old tales, it is written that the egg of a seadragon, dragonfruit, holds within it the power to undo a person's greatest sorrow. But as with all things that offer hope when hope has gone, the tale comes with a warning. Every wish demands a price. Hanalei of Tamarind is the cherished daughter of an old island family. But when her father steals a seadragon egg meant for an ailing princess, she is forced into a life of exile. In the years that follow, Hanalei finds solace in studying the majestic seadragons that roam the Nominomi Sea. Until, one day, an encounter with a female dragon offers her what she desires most: a chance to return home, and to right a terrible wrong. Samahtitamahenele, Sam, is the last remaining prince of Tamarind. But he can never inherit the throne, for Tamarind is a matriarchal society. With his mother ill and his grandmother nearing the end of her reign, Sam is left with two choices: to marry, or to find a cure for the sickness that has plagued his mother for ten long years. When a childhood companion returns from exile, she brings with her something he has not felt in a very long time--hope. But Hanalei and Sam are not the only ones searching for the dragonfruit. And as they battle enemies both near and far, there is another danger they cannot escape . . . that of the dragonfruit itself"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780358272106
  • ISBN: 0358272106
  • Physical Description: 356 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Clarion Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2024]
Subject: Adventure stories.
Magic > Fiction.
Dragons > Fiction.
Islands of the Pacific > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Kings, queens, rulers, etc. > Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Area Public Library System.

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  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Easton Main Library LUCIER (Text) 31901004784429 New YA Fiction Available -


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