TITLE

Taming Dragons

PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Read;4/15/2005, Vol. 54 Issue 16, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a profile of Emma Maree Urquhart, a 12-year-old Scottish girl who loved to read fiction. The 13-year-old author has sold 50,000 copies of her own book, "Dragon Tamers: Reality Goes Virtual," in just the first six weeks after its release in Great Britain. The book tells the story of three teens who must survive in a virtual reality game that features a twist: if anyone dies in the game, they die in real life.
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16629893

 

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