Tag: The Dragon’s Gate

Beyond The Dragon’s Gate: A History of Mapmaking

Beyond The Dragon’s Gate: A History of Mapmaking

One of the themes that carries through both of Barry Wolverton’s Chronicles of the Black Tulip books, The Vanishing Island and The Dragon’s Gate, is map-making. Bren’s father is a map-maker, and he wants Bren to become one, too. He works for Rand McNally, and in The Dragon’s Gate, uses map-making as an excuse to […]

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The Vanishing Island & The Dragon’s Gate: Classroom Guide

The Vanishing Island & The Dragon’s Gate: Classroom Guide

One of my favorite things here at Novel Novice is when we can combine a book that readers LOVE with the opportunity to use it in the classroom. The Chronicles of the Black Tulip series by Barry Wolverton is a perfect example of this. Last year, when The Vanishing Island (book 1) was released, I […]

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Barry Wolverton: Top 10 Things I Learned While Writing The Chronicles of the Black Tulip

Barry Wolverton: Top 10 Things I Learned While Writing The Chronicles of the Black Tulip

The Dragon’s Gate Takeover Week continues today, with a really fun guest post from author Barry Wolverton. Check it out below, and then keep reading for more about The Dragon’s Gate — IN STORES TODAY! — and your chance to win a signed copy! Top 10 Things I Learned While Writing The Chronicles of the […]

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The Dragon’s Gate by Barry Wolverton: Takeover Week Kick-Off Flash Q&A + Contest

The Dragon’s Gate by Barry Wolverton: Takeover Week Kick-Off Flash Q&A + Contest

Today kicks off a fantastic takeover week featuring The Dragon’s Gate by Barry Wolverton, the sequel to The Vanishing Island and the second book in the amazing fantasy/alternate history adventure series, The Chronicles of the Black Tulip. I am a HUGE, huge fan of this series — and I have LOVED both books, so it’s […]

Posted November 7, 2016 by Sara in Contests, Middle Grade, Middle Grade Features / 3 Comments
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