Dragon Run is a book filled with magic, dragons and high adventure.
It's also a book overflowing with ideas.
Al lives in a world where dragons assign each mortal a number to determine his or her worth. Instead of rebelling against these ranks, the mortals accept them. They judge and treat each other based on their ranks.
Whether you're teaching history, English, or social studies, there are plenty of ideas just in that quick world description for your class to chew on. Here are three:
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Scholastic has their own way of calculating reading level. According to them, Dragon Run appeals to 4th through 6th graders, and its reading level is grade 5.
I’ll tell you a secret, though: a much wider range of ages (including adults) are enjoying this book!
The Lexile system measures how difficult a book is to read.
Dragon Run's Lexile is 630L.