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Empire of ivory : Temeraire Series, Book 4. / Naomi Novik.

Novik, Naomi. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780345502339 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: New York : Del Rey, 2007.

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Summary, etc.: "A new writer is soaring on the wings of a dragon."--The New York Times"Enthralling reading--it's like Jane Austen playing Dungeons & Dragons with Eragon's Christopher Paolini."--Time, on His Majesty's DragonTragedy has struck His Majesty's Aerial Corps, whose magnificent fleet of fighting dragons and their human captains valiantly defend England's shores against the encroaching armies of Napoleon Bonaparte. An epidemic of unknown origin and no known cure is decimating the noble dragons' ranks--forcing the hopelessly stricken into quarantine. Now only Temeraire and a pack of newly recruited dragons remain uninfected--and stand as the only means of an airborne defense against France's ever bolder sorties.Bonaparte's dragons are already harrowing Britain's ships at sea. Only one recourse remains: Temeraire and his captain, Will Laurence, must take wing to Africa, whose shores may hold the cure to the mysterious and deadly contagion. On this mission...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 8
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
1200 Lexile.
8.9 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1499 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 718 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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