Dragon Girl: The Secret Valley is a black-and-white graphic novel by Jeff Weigel about an 11-year-old girl named Alanna who stumbles upon a cave full of orphaned baby dragons. This discovery sets Alanna off on a journey to an untouched valley where she must save the dragons who live there from a menace that could destroy their home. The back of the book includes a special "More to Explore!" section that takes kids further into Alanna's world and gives them a look at early character sketches.
This is a fun and adventure-filled book with a strong female heroine that will definitely appeal to girls. The combination of text and illustrations makes this book appealing to kids who like comics and to kids who are reluctant readers.
Dragon Girl: The Secret Valley is for ages 7-12.
This is available in paperback.