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My Double-Edged Life

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Overview

When You re Fighting Two Battles, You Need a Friend to Watch Your Back. Hana must defend herself against bullies at school, then face otherworldly warriors at home Fortunately, she learns she s not the only new ninja in town. Tomo, her grandfather s weird little pet, has some pretty amazing moves of his own. Together they form a powerful team. But can they keep the evil forces of Argon Falls from taking the Spirit Sword?"

Details

  • SKU: 9780310713012
  • UPC: 025986713010
  • SKU10: 0310713013
  • Title: My Double-Edged Life
  • Series: Tomo
  • Qty Remaining Online: 4
  • Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
  • Date Published: Jul 2007
  • Pages: 160
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Age Range: 9 - 12
  • Grade Level: 4th Grade thru 7th Grade
  • Weight lbs: 0.25
  • Dimensions: 6.90" L x 5.00" W x 0.70" H
  • Features: Price on Product, Price on Product - Canadian, Illustrated, Ikids
  • Themes: Theometrics | Evangelical;
  • Category: CHILDREN'S FICTION, GENERAL
  • Subject: Religious - Christian - General

Chapter Excerpt


Chapter One

I HAVE THE KEY.

SHHHH. OUR TEACHER COULD BE HERE AT ANY MOMENT. HURRY!

DO YOU HAVE IT OPEN YET?

NO. NOT YET. SHUT UP.

OH NO!

WE'LL HAVE TO COME BACK TOMORROW.

I HATE THIS.

QUIET. THIS ISN'T OUR FAULT, REMEMBER?

IT'S THE NEW GIRL'S FAULT.

HANA'S THE REASON BRITTANY ISN'T OUR FRIEND ANYMORE.

I STILL DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY BRITTANY WOULDN'T PLAY THAT LAST TRICK ON HANA.

WHICH IS WHY WE'RE GOING TO STEAL THE ANSWERS TO TOMORROW'S TEST AND PUT THEM IN HANA'S BACKPACK.

ONCE HANA'S CAUGHT, BRITTANY WILL DROP HER. SHE WOULD NEVER BE A FRIEND WITH A CHEATER LIKE HER.

YEAH. NOT WITH A CHEATER LIKE HER.

HOW WAS SCHOOL TODAY, HANA?

SCHOOL WAS GOOD, GRANDFATHER JOU.

THANKS FOR ASKING.

I .

. HANA?

YES, GRANDFATHER?

WHY IS THE TRAINING DUMMY HERE AT THE TABLE?

OH, THAT. I THOUGHT YOU'D WANT HIM HERE.

WHY?

YOU ALWAYS TELL ME THAT PART OF TRAINING IS LEARNING TO LOVE YOUR ENEMIES. SO I INVITED HIM FOR AN AFTER- SCHOOL TREAT.

HE DIDN'T SAY NO.

YES, MY DEAR. WE MUST LOVE OUR ENEMIES.

BUT WE MUST ALSO BE CAUTIOUS UNTIL WE HAVE TURNED THESE ENEMIES INTO ALLIES.

THAT'S NOT HELPING, TOMO. IT'S HEAVIER.

WHY WERE WE ATTACKED, GRANDFATHER?

CONTINUE YOUR TRAINING, HANA.

I WILL TRY TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS.

GOOD, HANA. VERY GOOD.

WORKING WITH THE STAFF IS A LOT LIKE COLOR GUARD.

I WISH I DIDN'T HAVE TO USE THE SWORD.

WHY DID YOU STOP YOUR EXERCISES?

OH VERY WELL. I'LL TELL YOU.

THINGS AREN'T ALWAYS WHAT THEY SEEM, HANA. WE LIVE IN A PLACE-IN A WORLD-THAT IS UNDER ATTACK FROM BEINGS OUTSIDE WHAT WE CALL NORMAL LIFE.

IT WASN'T ALWAYS LIKE THIS .

SO THOSE CREATURES WE FOUGHT WERE FROM WHAT? ANOTHER REALM?!?

GRANDFATHER?

YOU'RE NOT GOING TO SAY ANYTHING IF I DON'T ALSO TRAIN, ARE YOU?

NOT EVEN A LITTLE?

ARE YOU HAPPY NOW, GRANDFATHER?

THIS WORLD IS NOT ALWAYS ABOUT HAPPY OR UNHAPPY, HANA.

TRAINING IS LIKE READING AND LEARNING.

KNOWLEDGE IS AS NECESSARY FOR FIGHTING EVIL AS IS A GOOD ATTACK WITH THE USE OF A BO STAFF.

AS TO THE CREATURES WE FOUGHT, YES, THEY ARE FROM ANOTHER REALM.

THEY WERE LED BY A SCARRED FOX-MAN CALLED SURGAR.

(Continues.)

Reviews

Also in "Tomo" Series

Betrayal of Trust [Paperback] (Nov 2009) $6.99
Truth Revealed [Paperback] (Apr 2009) $6.99
Secret Alliance [Paperback] (Aug 2008) $6.99
The Argon Deception [Paperback] (May 2008) $6.99
Child of Destiny [Paperback] (Feb 2008) $6.99
I Was an Eighth-Grade Ninja [Paperback] (Jul 2007) $6.99
The Battle for Argon Falls [Paperback] $6.99

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