Pick a book. Grow a Reader This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow In the ninth book, a Dragon Master named Mina arrives at the castle. She tells Drake and his friends that her kingdom in the Far North Lands was attacked by a magical Ice Giant. Everything there was frozen -- but Mina escaped Only a fire dragon can unfreeze her land and defeat the terrible Ice Giant. But Rori and Vulcan are no longer at the castle Can the Dragon Masters find them in time to help their new friend?
About the Author
Tracey West has written more than 200 books for children and young adults, including the following series: Pixie Tricks, Hiro's Quest, and Dragon Masters. She has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list as author of the Pokemon chapter book adaptations. Tracey currently lives with her family in New York State's Hudson Valley. She can be found on Twitter at @TraceyWestBooks.Nina de Polonia has loved drawing ever since she could hold a pencil. She enjoys illustrating stories and characters that are playful and quirky. Aside from illustrating children's books, she's also a crocheter, a calligrapher, a gardener, and a full-time mom. Nina lives in the Philippines.