Everything you need to understand or teach The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare.
The Bronze Bow is a story set in Galilee in biblical times during the Roman occupation of Israel. After witnessing the crucifixion of his father and subsequent demise of his mother, a young Jewish boy, named Daniel, vows revenge on the Romans. His hatred of them is overwhelming and governs his entire life. Daniel's initial attempts at war and love both fail, and he finally accepts the realization that he must choose one of them and give up the other.
The book is designed for young readers, generally fourth or fifth grade and up. However, many adults have enjoyed it as well. The book won the John Newberry Award of American Literature for Children.
Daniel grows up in the servitude of a blacksmith, who mistreats him. He finally runs away to the mountains, where he joins a band of outlaws, who prey on anyone they can using the excuse that... View more of the The Bronze Bow Summary
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