The Twelve eBook Ö Paperback

The Twelve very good book nice and detailed with an amazing plot i cant wait for the sequal paolo kim using moms account I got this book for my nephews, who are big fans of fantasy epics Before reading they were intrigued by it setting itself apart from most fantasy novels by taking place in an Asian world After reading, they unanimously gave it a enthusiastic thumbs up. Bought this book for my 10 year old daughter She read it in two days because she was so into the book and said she can t wait for the next book in the series She s a big fan of the Percy Jackson books and ranked The Twelve right up there with them These are her words This book was so fun to read It had a good storyline and it had a lot of adventure It really kept me on my toes because you weren t always sure who was bad and who was good Plus it taught me about the zodiac which I thought was really cool. Read this out loud to my 3 kids ages ranging from 7 to 10, tastes levels ranging from LoTR to Ivy Bean They LOVED LOVED LOVED this wondrous book Chapter endings are cliff hangers, and we had a great deal of difficulty putting it down and getting the kids to bed It s a vividly visual book, and the kids found the cover art really enhanced their enjoyment of the book as well The story has so many excellent elements empowered girls, magic, sisterhood, friendship, betrayal It s my girl s favorite book. An epic adventure with an inspiring heroine, The Twelve, is an exciting page turner for readers of any age It s beautifully written and full of heart I can t wait for the sequel My 8 year old loved the book She was engaged in this book than Harry Potter She said it s the best book ever The book has so much detail, she can really visualize the story She says she wishes she can have special powers like the characters in the book. My 10 year old daughter loved this book so much, she immediately flipped back to the first page and started rereading it the moment she finished She said she didn t want it to end Pretty high praise from our little bookworm My daughter read through this book in a day and loved it She asked for a series There are many new children s books these days, but this is one of the few with Asian ish characters even though it is a fictional worId and not really Asian, they do eat dumplings and other Asian deliciousness I wanted my kids to read it so I started to see what it was about, and I could not put it down Except I had to sleep and then go to work, but I contemplated skipping work to finish The second night I was so looking foward to settling down with a drink and this treat of a book under a bright light, to finish this fantastical tale I loved the relationship btwn Usagi and her sister Uma, and the easy comradery btwn the Heirs, and I ached for them having lost their parents and living under such a harsh regime The super powers linked to zodiac signs seems somewhat like a given, but searching my head I cannot think of another set of stories where this concept exists, like this, except maybe for the stories of the animals in the zodiac themselves This book is unique, brilliant, beautifully written, and a valuable contribution to diversity in children s literature I can t wait for its sequel. The Zodiac Legacy meets Spirit Animals in this epic, heartwarming own voices adventure Usagi can hear a squirrel s heartbeat from a mile away, and soar over treetops in one giant leap She was born in the year of the wood rabbit, and it s given her extraordinary zodiac giftsBut she can never use them, not while the mysterious, vicious Dragonlord hunts down all those in her land with zodiac powers Instead, she must keep her abilities and those of her rambunctious sister Uma a secretAfter Uma is captured by the Dragonguard, Usagi can no longer ignore her powers She must journey to Mount Jade with the fabled Heirs of the Twelve, a mystical group of warriors who once protected the landAs new mysteries unfold, Usagi must decide who she stands with, and who she trusts, as she takes on deadly foes on her path to the elusive, dangerous Dragonlord himself Bulletin of the Center for Children s Books

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