Teenage Aramina can hear dragons, an unusual ability and one that causes her mother to worry she will desert the family to pursue the life of a dragonrider. Instead, Aramina discovers how to use her talent without sacrificing the family she loves. The ten other stories in the collection include Velvet Fields, Duty Calls, A Flock of Geese, Zulei, Grace, Nimshi, and the Damnyankees, and Habit Is an Old Horse. This is a major compilation of McCaffreys stories never before collected in one volume, most on audio for the first time. Few are better at mixing elements of high fantasy and hard science fiction.... The New York Times Book ReviewGirl Who Heard Dragons and Other Stories, was published 2001 under ISBN 9781574534719 and ISBN 1574534718.