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Publication OrderThis series lists the books of Pern in the order in which they were published. For the internal chronological order, see Pern (Chronological Order).Within this series are two trilogies:* Dragonriders of Pern* Pern: Harper HallThe name "Dragonriders of Pern" is sometimes applied to all books set on Pern.Each book in the series is a …
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Dragonflight
Anne McCaffrey - Jul 26, 2005 (first published in 1968)
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HOW CAN ONE GIRL SAVE AN ENTIRE WORLD?To the nobles who live in Benden Weyr, Lessa is nothing but a ragged kitchen girl. For most of her life she has survived by serving those who betrayed her father and took over his lands. Now the time has come for Lessa to shed her disguise—and take back her stolen birthright. But everything changes when she mee...
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Dragonquest
Anne McCaffrey - Jan 31, 1982 (first published in 1971)
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Another Turn, and the deadly silver Threads began falling again. So the bold dragonriders took to the skies and their magnificent dragons swirled and swooped in space, belching flames that destroyed the shimmering strands before they reached the ground.But F'lar knew he had to find a better way to protect the peoples and lands of Pern, and he had t...
Book 3
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Dragonsong
Anne McCaffrey - Apr 01, 2003 (first published in 1976)
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Fifteen-year-old Menolly allies with magnificent dragons in the first book in the Harper Hall trilogy, set within science fiction legend Anne McCaffrey’s beloved and bestselling Dragonriders of Pern series.For centuries, the world of Pern has faced a destructive force known as Thread. But the number of magnificent dragons who have protected this wo...
Book 4
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Dragonsinger
Harper Hall series)
Anne McCaffrey - Jul 28, 2015 (first published in 1977)
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Menolly needs more than music’s power in the second book in the Harper Hall trilogy, set within science fiction legend Anne McCaffrey’s beloved and bestselling Dragonriders of Pern series. In the world of Pern, Harpers are more powerful than kings, for the music they play can control the minds of others. For young Menolly, her dreams of becoming a ...
Book 5
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White Dragon
Anne McCaffrey - Feb 01, 1980 (first published in 1978)
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Never had there been as close a bonding as the one that existed between the young Lord Jaxom and his extraordinary white dragon, Ruth. Pure white and incredibly agile, Ruth possessed remarkable qualities. Not only could he communicate with the iridescent, fluttering fire lizards, but he could fly. Back in time to any WHEN with unfailing accuracy. N...
Book 6
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Dragondrums
Harper Hall series)
Anne McCaffrey - Aug 04, 2015 (first published in 1979)
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As Menolly uncovers intrigue, mischievous Piemur discovers the rhythm of adventure in the final book in the Harper Hall trilogy, set within science fiction legend Anne McCaffrey’s beloved and bestselling Dragonriders of Pern series. Mischievous Piemur is used to getting away with a lot. He has one of the most impressive voices at Harper Hall and, ...
Book 7
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Moreta
Dragonlady of Pern
Anne McCaffrey - Oct 31, 1984 (first published in 1983)
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Some fourteen hundred turns after men first came to Pern rode Moreta, on her great golden dragon, Orlith. It was towards the end of the Pass of the Red Star -- a time when every living creature on Pern was threatened by Threadfall -- when the courage and daring of dragons and their riders was all that kept the planet from extinction. And then, at t...
Book 8
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Nerilka's Story
Anne McCaffrey - Feb 26, 2002 (first published in 1986)
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Ashamed of her father's refusal to help the others of Fort Hold, Nerilka helps Lord Alessan prepare a serum to combat a dreaded plague....
Book 9
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Dragonsdawn
Anne McCaffrey - Feb 26, 2002 (first published in 1988)
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Deadly spores threaten the human colony of Pern unless the colonists, with help from geneticist Kitti Ping, can develop fire-breathing dragons to combat the menace....
Book 10
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The Renegades of Pern
Anne Mccaffrey - Feb 26, 2002 (first published in 1989)
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As long as the people of Pern could remember, the Holds had protected them from Thread, the deadly silver strands that fell from the sky and ravaged the land. In exchange for sanctuary in the huge stone fortresses, the people tithed to their Lord Holders, who in turn supported the Weyrs, whose dragons were Pern's greatest weapon against Thread.But ...
Book 11
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All the Weyrs of Pern
Anne Mccaffrey - Feb 26, 2002 (first published in 1991)
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See alternate cover edition hereFor generations, the dragonriders had dedicated their lives to fighting Thread, the dreaded spores that periodically rained from the sky to ravage the land. On the backs of their magnificent telepathic dragons they flew to flame the deadly stuff out of the air before it could reach the planet's surface. But the great...
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