Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher (Magic Shop Books) (Paperback)
Sixth-grader Jeremy Thatcher discovers a strange magic shop he has never seen before. He enters, and his life is changed forever. Buying what he thinks is a marble, he discovers he has really purchased a dragon's egg.
[set star] "A funny, enjoyable, imaginative story whose serious undercurrents lend it unexpected depth."--Kirkus Reviews (starred)
"Not only is the story involving but the reader can really get a feeling for Jeremy as a person."--VOYA
"Will bring laughter and near tears to readers . . . Dragons really exist for a little while."--School Library Journal