The Resource Eragon, Christopher Paolini

Eragon, Christopher Paolini

Label
Eragon
Title
Eragon
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paolini
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Alagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters
Member of
Summary
When fifteen-year-old Eragon comes to learn that he is a gifted Dragon Rider, he realizes that his destiny is to fight the evil powers that will bring complete destruction to the Empire and so leaves his quiet life as a farm boy to succeed in his one true mission in life
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Beehive Young Adult Book Award (Utah), 2005.
  • Books I Love Best Yearly (BILBY), Older Reader, 2007.
  • Book Sense Book of the Year for Children's Literature, 2004.
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 6-8, 2007.
  • Colorado Blue Spruce YA Book Award, 2005.
  • Colorado Children's Book Award, Junior Book, 2005.
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie Award), 2006.
  • Gateway Readers Award (Missouri), 2006.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Middle/Jr. High, 2006.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Teen Book Category, 2006.
  • Iowa Teen Award, 2008.
  • Isinglass Teen Read Award (New Hampshire), 2004-2005.
  • Nene Award (Hawaii), 2006.
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 2006.
  • Rhode Island Teen Book Award, 2005.
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 6-8, 2005.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Young Adult Books, 2006.
  • Soaring Eagle Book Award (Wyoming), 2005.
  • South Carolina Book Award, Young Adult Books, 2006.
  • Surrey Book of the Year Award (British Columbia), 2007.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Middle School, 2006.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2012
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Intermediate, 2006.
Awards note
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie), 2006
  • Teens' Top Ten, 2004 Winner.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award, 2006 Winner.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
120225
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paolini, Christopher
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • UG
  • Grades 9-12
  • 6-8
LC call number
  • PZ7.P19535
  • PS3616.A65
LC item number
  • Er 2003
  • E73 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
710
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Reading level
  • 5.6
  • 7.8 L710:
  • 5.6
  • 7.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Palencar, John Jude
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Inheritance
Series volume
bk. 1
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC:
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fantasy fiction, American
  • Dragons
  • Fantasy
  • Fantasy
  • Dragons
  • Youths' writings
  • Fantasy fiction, American
  • Dragons
  • Fantasy
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Eragon, Christopher Paolini
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Jacket art copyright by John Jude Palencar
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Shade of fear -- Discovery -- Palancar Valley -- Dragon tales -- Fate's gift -- Awakening -- Tea for two -- A name of power -- A miller-to-be -- Strangers in Carvahall -- Flight of destiny -- The doom of innocence -- Deathwatch -- The madness of life -- A rider's blade -- Saddlemaking -- Thereinsford -- Thunder roar and lightning crackle -- Revelation at Yazuac -- Admonishments -- Magic is the simplest thing -- Daret -- Through a dragon's eye -- A song for the road -- A taste of Teirm -- An old friend -- The witch and the werecat -- Of reading and plots -- Thieves in the castle -- A costly mistake -- Vision of perfection -- Master of the blade -- The mire of Dras-Leona -- Trail of oil -- Worshipers of Helgrind -- The Ra'zac's revenge -- Murtagh -- Legacy of a rider -- Diamond tomb -- Capture at Gil'ead -- Du Súndavar Freohr -- Fighting shadows -- A warrior and a healer -- Water from sand -- The Ramr River -- The Hadarac Desert -- A path revealed -- A clash of wills -- Flight through the valley -- The horns of a dilemma -- Hunting for answers -- The glory of Tronjheim -- Ajihad -- Bless the child, Argetlam -- Mandrake root and newt's tongue -- Hall of the mountain king -- Arya's test -- The shadows lengthen -- Battle under Farthern Dûr -- The mourning sage
Control code
ocm52251450
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
509 pages
Isbn
9780375826696
Lccn
2003047481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)52251450
Label
Eragon, Christopher Paolini
Publication
Note
Jacket art copyright by John Jude Palencar
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Shade of fear -- Discovery -- Palancar Valley -- Dragon tales -- Fate's gift -- Awakening -- Tea for two -- A name of power -- A miller-to-be -- Strangers in Carvahall -- Flight of destiny -- The doom of innocence -- Deathwatch -- The madness of life -- A rider's blade -- Saddlemaking -- Thereinsford -- Thunder roar and lightning crackle -- Revelation at Yazuac -- Admonishments -- Magic is the simplest thing -- Daret -- Through a dragon's eye -- A song for the road -- A taste of Teirm -- An old friend -- The witch and the werecat -- Of reading and plots -- Thieves in the castle -- A costly mistake -- Vision of perfection -- Master of the blade -- The mire of Dras-Leona -- Trail of oil -- Worshipers of Helgrind -- The Ra'zac's revenge -- Murtagh -- Legacy of a rider -- Diamond tomb -- Capture at Gil'ead -- Du Súndavar Freohr -- Fighting shadows -- A warrior and a healer -- Water from sand -- The Ramr River -- The Hadarac Desert -- A path revealed -- A clash of wills -- Flight through the valley -- The horns of a dilemma -- Hunting for answers -- The glory of Tronjheim -- Ajihad -- Bless the child, Argetlam -- Mandrake root and newt's tongue -- Hall of the mountain king -- Arya's test -- The shadows lengthen -- Battle under Farthern Dûr -- The mourning sage
Control code
ocm52251450
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
509 pages
Isbn
9780375826696
Lccn
2003047481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)52251450

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