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Dragon Night by Stephanie Campbell

Ever since he could remember, Ford was treated cruelly by his parents, Liddy and Wicker Forks. He cannot figure out why they hate him so much. It is only when he discovers that his father isn’t really Wicker Forks but instead is a mysterious, red-eyed stranger that he goes on a quest to find his true identity—and much, much more.

As he heads forward down the path of danger and illusion, he uncovers a world that he had never imagined, a world of dragons. Ford must decide who he is—a dragon or a boy—and whichever path he chooses will be his future for forever. After all, once you are a dragon, there is no going back

Ford is not one who fits in. The kids at school tease him for being different and some of them make jokes about his mother that he never understands. His parents treat him as a worker at the diner and not as a son. When he tries to ask them questions he gets punished, like put outside on a cold November night to sleep in the yard. He is expected to start work at 4am attend s…