The Ranger's Apprentice
By John Flanagan
What its about
The Ranger's Apprentice is about a foster kid name Will who wanted to be a knight, he was good willed and was ready to be a knight but he was to small. So the day they started choosing Will said he wanted to be a knight and they said he was a bit small but it was possible. So after he did that he tried to sneak into the baron Arrolds office to see what he was chosen for. But when he got there to read it it said unassigned and he wondered what that meant. But before he could figure it out a hand grabbed his arm with an iron grip it was a ranger and Will... was to be his apprentice.
This particular series of books takes place in English Europe near Norway.
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