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Dragon, Dragon
by John Gardner

Knight Quest
Journey on a quest to become a knight and learn about what life was like during the time of castles and dragons, the setting for the story "Dragon, Dragon." Follow the spinning swords and read about chivalry, take an armor test, and fight your own dragon. If you complete your quest, you will be rewarded with a certificate of knighthood.

Komodo Dragons
This Smithsonian Magazine site focuses on the giant lizards known as Komodo dragons. Read about these dangerous creatures, watch dragon movies, and view Komodo photos from The National Zoo-Animal Photo Library. How do Komodo dragons compare to the mythical beast in "Dragon, Dragon"? With a partner, create a chart that compares real characteristics of dragons with the myths about them.