The Ruins of Gorlan
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When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger.
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Coarse Language: There's a couple of uses of the D-word here and there but it's mild compared to some books out there.
Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.
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"People will think what they want to," he said quietly. "Never take too much notice of it."
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In the fantasy world of Araluen at a place called Castle Redmont, a fifteen-year-old orphan boy named Will anxiously waits for Choosing Day, the day Will can choose who he will be for life--if he is accepted to be apprenticed by the master. Will is desperate to be accepted into Battleschool, where he wishes to train to be a knight like his father. However, on Choosing Day, Will is apprenticed to Ranger Halt. Will and Halt end up saving the kingdom from an exiled lord.
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Puppet interviews John Flanagan
City Library Spokespuppet Earl E. Literacy interviews "Ranger's Apprentice" series author John Flanagan. They talk about John's new book, his connection to his characters, how his books connect to his family and how young writers can better plan their stories.