Minno (Paperback)

By James Barlog

BAK Books, 9780983145301, 258pp.

Publication Date: September 21, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/21/2012)

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

"This book is part Wizard Of Oz, part The Hobbit and part Alice In Wonderland, but all amazing." - Amie, Goodreads

Kids who read succeed Readers 8 to 14 are loving this funny fantasy adventure while improving their reading skills. Minno is a feel-good coming-of-age series about two 13-year-old girls who become reluctant heroes.

In its own quirky way, Minno inspires kids to:

★ Believe in themselves

★ Face adversity with a never-give-up determination

★ Cultivate meaningful friendships through compromise and cooperation

★ Nurture strong family values

★ Respect all living things

The Minno audiobooks are a perfect chapter-book primer for younger children 6-8, or for reluctant readers. They are also ideal for hours of fun listening in the car.

Red Carpet Book Awards 2014 Young Adult Readers' Choice Nominee.

Visit jmbarlog.com to meet Minno, Hailey, Commander Dulfay, and the hilarious Oogly brothers.

Minno received 44 5-star and 4-star ratings from Goodreads readers. Here's just some of what they had to say:

"Minno is an adventurous, compelling story of friendship between two girls who just don't fit in." - Barb, Goodreads

"The book is one of those teaching the meaning of true friendship, the fact that the stereotypes are to be broken and that to succeed in life you have to trust people... or some more or less strange creatures: )" - Emilia, Goodreads

"I would definitely recommend this book to middle grade readers." - April, Goodreads

"I loved the ending and I hope there is a second book coming out. This book should be made into a movie Great plot." - Tianna, Goodreads

It isn't easy being 13 ...

And being raised by your grandfather ... and having a name like Minno ... and then having to journey through a strange land to rescue your parents. But Minno is doing the best she can.

For all her young life Minno believed her parents were dead. Then she learns they're alive, but they're in grave danger.

Her friend Hailey thought she was having a sleepover at her friend's house. Now she's Minno's ally and partner on their incredible quest. The girls embark on the adventure of a lifetime to face a veritable menagerie of strange creatures, both friendly and unfriendly to their cause.

Oh, yeah, there's also one evil high minister Craveaux, who must stop Minno while he steals all the magic in the kingdom for his own sinister purposes.

Minno must save her parents and along the way discover who she really is.

The Minno book series is an action-packed adventure for elementary, middle-grade, and young teen readers of Gordon Korman, James Patterson, and John Grisham. Readers of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will also appreciate the smart writing.

Order the Minno series today for your preteen readers and help them on their road to success