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The Forging of the Blade
by R. L. Lafevers

Kenric's father, an honored blacksmith, has disappeared from his small village of Penrith. Without him, he and his mother are doomed. Now, Kenric must find the courage to travel dangerous roads in the Kingdom of Lowthar to find him. Little does he know, the great Evil that has overcome Lowthar has its minions waiting around every bend. How will he get past the terrible Mawr hounds, the goblin, the Fey, and the grymclaws?

Why was his father kidnapped?
Who is the strange old man whose magic reveals a frightening story?
What power would a young blacksmith's son have over the evil warlord, Mordig?
Of what importance is the Blade of Lowthar?
Who is the unlikely friend who lends support and becomes a "forever friend"?

This 144-page novel is an excellent inroduction to high fantasy! Hold on to your breath, or this exciting adventure just might take it away!

Research Links for The Forging of the Blade

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Drawing of a Forge by Denis Somerfield

Forge Pictures

Wortley Top Forge

Medieval Castles

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You can purchase the complete Kids' Wings 16-page Unit for The Forging of the Blade by R. L. Lafevers. Includes an interactive Jeopardy-type game! NOW for immediate download for only $9.95! Click Here.


A 16-page unit, perfect for lesson planning and handouts for projection on your electronic board for
The Forging of the Blade is now available!
The unit includes
Paired Chapter Guides with Vocabulary, Prediction Questions, Writing Prompts
The Blade and the Hero (comparing Kenric with the blade)
Objects of Importance in High Fantasy
Multiple Choice Comprehension Pages
Puzzle: The Prophecy
Short Answer Questions

Writing a Readers' Theater Script
Crossword Puzzle
Summarizing Two Chapters in Comic Book Frames
Illustrating Mental Pictures
Trio Reading
Characteristics of a Hero
Writing to Nominate the Best High Fantasy
Answer Keys
PLUS:
An Interactive Jeopardy Game

The medieval fortress of Carcasonne

 

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A special thanks to Christopher Ian Hill for the wonderful original "Epic Movie" background music

 

 
 

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