Bronze Bow and The Hobbit
The Bronze Bow: Daniel bar Jamin’s singular focus is to take revenge against the Roman legions that killed his father. While the growing needs of his family and friends are not sufficient to quench his thirst for justice, Daniel finds himself halted by the world altering teaching of a local rabbi, Jesus of Nazareth.
In The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien tells the story of Mr. Bilbo Baggins and his unexpected and rather uncomfortable adventure over the edge of the Wild. Rousted from a comfortable life in his hobbit hole by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of dwarves as they seek to reclaim their home far away in the Lonely Mountain. Along the journey, Bilbo has one adventure after another and meets many extraordinary creatures including goblins, trolls, elves, wargs, giant eagles, and even the fearsome dragon, Smaug. At the end of his adventures, Bilbo Baggins returns to life in his hobbit hole, but with an understanding that he has been forever changed by his journey “there and back again.”
Grade Level: 6-8