Everything you need to understand or teach The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan (author).
Ranger's Apprentice, Book 1, "The Ruins of Gorlan"
Book 1 of the Ranger's Apprentice, "The Ruins of Gorlan" by John Flanagan is about a boy who starts his journey into manhood in the fantasy world of the Kingdom of Araluen. Will is an orphan who learns about his past and his parents, while coming of age in a kingdom on the verge of war. He learns about himself and his friends...