|aGarden of the purple dragon / |cCarole Wilkinson.
|a1st U.S. ed.
|aNew York, N.Y. : |bHyperion Books for Children,|c2007.
|a354 p. : |bill., map ;|c22 cm.
|aIn China during the Han Dynasty, young Ping, doubting that she is the true dragonkeeper, struggles to care for the baby dragon, Kai, in the desolate mountains of Tai Shan, until fate leads her back to the Imperial Palace and the Garden of the Purple Dragon, but even in the safety of the palace, enemies abound and tempt her to try to escape her destiny.