The coming of the dragon

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Pub. Date:
2010.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.7 - AR Pts: 11
Lexile measure:
840L
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Rebecca Barnhouse weaves Norse gods, blood feuds, and a terrifying dragon into this spectacular retelling of the end of the Old English poem Beowulf. When he was a baby, Rune washed up onshore in a boat, along with a sword and a pendant bearing the runes that gave him his nickname. Some people thought he was a sacrifice to the gods and wanted to send him right back to the sea. Luckily for Rune, King Beowulf disagreed. He lifted the boy from the boat and gave him to Amma, a wisewoman living on a farm far removed from the king's hall, to raise as she saw fit. Sixteen years later, Rune spends his summers laboring on the farm. And at King Beowulf's request, he comes to the hall each winter for weapons training. But somehow he never quite fits in. Many people still fear he will bring a curse on the kingdom. Then a terrible thing happens. On a lonely crag on a mountain that belongs to the giants, someone awakens a dragon. It is time for Rune to find the warrior inside himself and prove to the doubters once and for all that he is a true hero.
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ISBN:
9780375961939
9780307738073
9780375893490
9780375861932
9780375861734
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.7, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
840L
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subject_facet Beowulf (Legendary character) -- Juvenile fiction, Dragons -- Juvenile fiction, Heroes -- Juvenile fiction, Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Juvenile fiction, Mythology, Norse -- Juvenile fiction, Scandinavia -- History -- To 1397 -- Juvenile fiction, Wiglaf (Legendary character) -- Juvenile fiction
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title_full The Coming of the Dragon, The coming of the dragon / by Rebecca Barnhouse
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