This is a list of all the Pern books in chronological order, which is completely different to the order in which they were written.

Pre-First Pass Edit

"The Survey: P.E.R.N."

First Pass Edit

  • Dragonsdawn
  • "The Dolphin's Bell"
  • "The Ford of Red Hanrahan"
  • "The Second Weyr"
  • "Rescue Run"

First Interval Edit

  • Dragonsblood (some events)
  • Red Star Rising (some events)

Second PassEdit

  • Red Star Rising
  • Ever the Twain

Second Interval/Third Pass Edit

  • Dragon's Kin
  • Dragon's Fire
  • Dragon Harper
  • Dragonheart
  • Dragonsblood

Sixth Pass Edit

  • Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern
  • Nerilka's Story
  • Beyond Between

Eight Interval Edit

  • The Masterharper of Pern
  • Runner of Pern
  • Dragonflight (some events)
  • The Renegades of Pern (some events)

Ninth Pass Edit

  • Dragonflight
  • Dragonquest
  • Dragonsong
  • The Littlest Dragonboy
  • Dragonsinger: Harper of Pern
  • Dragondrums
  • The White Dragon
  • The Impression
  • The Renegades of Pern (runs concurrently with all previous ninth pass novels)
  • The Girl who heard Dragons
  • All the Weyrs of Pern
  • The Dolphins of Pern
  • The Skies of Pern

Notes Edit

Speech marks denote short stories from the anthalogy The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall.

Bold denotes short stories from the anthalogy A Gift of Dragons.

Italics denote short stories from Legends: 2.