EONA / Alison Goodman reading levels

Alison Goodman has written for adults as well as younger audiences.  This list just has information on her Young Adult books. 

bookcover of  EON by Alison Goodman
EON: Dragoneye Reborn
(Eon #1)  (published in the UK as "The Two Pearls of Wisdom")

**Honour Book - 2008 James Tiptree Jr. Award**
**Notable Book - 2009 CBCA Awards**
**Shortlist - 2009 NSW Premier's Literary Awards**
**2009 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards**
**2008 Western Australian Premier's Literary Awards**
**An ALA Best Book for Young Adults**
**A Bank Street College Best Book of the Year**

For years, Eon has been studying sword-work and magic. He and his master hope he will be chosen as an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune.  But Eon has a dangerous secret. He is actually Eona, a sixteen-year-old girl who has been masquerading as a twelve-year-old boy. Females are forbidden to use Dragon Magic so how is she actually going to make this apprenticeship work?   Violence.

Reading Information:
Word Count: 134,943
Page Count: 576
Accelerated Reading level: 5.5 / points: 21.0
AR quiz: 126998
Lexile: 750L

Sample pages available 

bookcover of  EONA by Alison GoodmanEONA: The Last Dragoneye
(Eon #2)  (published in the UK as "The Necklace of the Gods")
by Alison Goodman

As the battle for ultimate control of her home draws near, Eona finds herself waging an internal battle that might cause more damage than the war threatening to break out across the kingdom.  Sexual situations and violence.

Word Count:  161,828
Page Count: 637
Accelerated Reading level: 5.4 / points: 25.0
AR quiz: 143199
lexile: 740L

bookcover of SINGING THE DOGSTAR BLUES by Alison Goodman

**Winner of an Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel**
**C.B.C. Notable Book**
**ALA Best Book for Young Adults**
**Victorian Premier's Literary Award Shortlist**

Adventure, humor, mystery, and scifi.  It's all in this one.  The story is that Joss is a fun loving student who is studying time travel at the prestigious Centre for Neo-Historical Studies.  

At first it looks like the big excitement for the school year is going to be Mavkel, the school's first alien student.  But after awhile Joss discovers that something is wrong with her roommate.  Mavkel is sick and dying and the only way to save him is to break the Centre's most important rule and go back into time.  

Sources note:  This new Firebird edition of Alison Goodman's acclaimed first genre-bending adventure features a short story about Joss and Mav's after-book adventures, originally published in Firebirds Rising.

Word Count: 57,713
Page Count:  336
Accelerated Reading level: 4.3 / points: 8.0
AR quiz: 68292
Lexile: 550L

Sample pages available 

bookcover of Firebirds Rising--  An Anthology Of Original Science Fiction And Fantasy
Firebirds Rising
An Anthology Of Original Science Fiction And Fantasy 

This anthology contains writing by some fantastic authors.

Huntress / Tamora Pierce
Unwrapping / Nina Kiriki Hoffman
The real thing / Alison Goodman
Little (Grrl) lost / Charles de Lint
I'll give you my word / Diana Wynne Jones
In the house of the seven librarians / Ellen Klages
Wintermoon wish / Sharon Shinn
The wizards of Perfil / Kelly Link
Jack o'Lantern / Patricia A. McKillip
Quill / Carol Emshwiller
Blood roses / Francesca Lia Block
Hives / Kara Dalkey
Perception / Alan Dean Foster
The house on the planet / Tanith Lee
Cousins / Pamela Dean
What used to be good still is / Emma Bull

Reading Information:
Word Count: 135,767
Page Count: 544
Accelerated Reading level: 5.0 / points: 20.0
AR quiz: 104749
Lexile: 790L

Sample pages available