When David moves in with Liz and Lucy, he discovers a collection of hand crafted, clay dragons that comes to life and has magical powers. David's personalized dragon, Gadzooks, can forecast the future, and inspires him to write a story which reveals the truth behind an unsolved mystery close to home. The story has an unhappy ending, and when David realizes the consequences of it he is angry. Then David finds Gadzooks crying and near death, and he discovers that these special dragons die when they are not loved. Soon David ...

The Fire Within 2007, Scholastic Paperbacks, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780439672443

Trade paperback

The Fire Within 2007, Turtleback Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781417827343

Turtleback School & Library edition