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A young girl travels into a magical world to save her brother from real-world bullies.

L to R (Western Style). A young girl travels into a magical world to save her brother from real-world bullies.

When her brother Hiroki disappears after a violent altercation with school bullies, the young Yukiro finds a magical book in his room. The book leads her to another world where she learns that Hiroki has been possessed b a spirit from the Book of Heroes. She visits the magical Nameless Land, where she is told how to save her brother, and is sent back to Earth with a young monk named Sora and the magical book, now a mouse named Azu. Yuri has to piece together the mystery of Horiko, and has a library of pwerful magic books at her disposal to do so! When her brother Hiroki disappears after a violent altercation with school bullies, the young Yukiro finds a magical book in his room. The book leads her to another world where she learns that Hiroki has been possessed b a spirit from the Book of Heroes. She visits the magical Nameless Land, where she is told how to save her brother, and is sent back to Earth with a young monk named Sora and the magical book, now a mouse named Azu. Yuri has to piece together the mystery of Horiko, and has a library of pwerful magic books at her disposal to do so!

Synopsis:

When her brother Hiroki disappears after a violent altercation with school bullies, the young Yukiro finds a magical book in his room. The book leads her to another world where she learns that Hiroki has been possessed by a spirit from "The Book of Heroes."

Synopsis:

A young girl travels into a magical world to save her brother from real-world bullies.

L to R (Western Style). A young girl travels into a magical world to save her brother from real-world bullies.

When her brother Hiroki disappears after a violent altercation with school bullies, the young Yukiro finds a magical book in his room. The book leads her to another world where she learns that Hiroki has been possessed b a spirit from the Book of Heroes. She visits the magical Nameless Land, where she is told how to save her brother, and is sent back to Earth with a young monk named Sora and the magical book, now a mouse named Azu. Yuri has to piece together the mystery of Horiko, and has a library of pwerful magic books at her disposal to do so! When her brother Hiroki disappears after a violent altercation with school bullies, the young Yukiro finds a magical book in his room. The book leads her to another world where she learns that Hiroki has been possessed b a spirit from the Book of Heroes. She visits the magical Nameless Land, where she is told how to save her brother, and is sent back to Earth with a young monk named Sora and the magical book, now a mouse named Azu. Yuri has to piece together the mystery of Horiko, and has a library of pwerful magic books at her disposal to do so!

About the Author

Miyuki Miyabe's first novel was published in 1987. Since that time, she has become one of Jaan's most popular and best-selling authors. The Book of Heroes is her sixth novel to be translated into English. Miyabe's 2007 novel Brave Story won the Batchelder Award for a children's book in translation from the American Library Association. In addition to her fantasies for young adults, Miyabe has written several crime novels for adult readers, the most recent of which to be translated into English is The Devils Whisper.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781421527758
Author:
Miyabe, Miyuki
Publisher:
Viz Media
Translator:
Smith, Alexander O.
Subject:
Science Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Spirit possession
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Epic
Subject:
Science / Adventure
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Book of Heroes
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
6 x 9 in 20.79 oz

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Product details 400 pages Viz Media - English 9781421527758 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , When her brother Hiroki disappears after a violent altercation with school bullies, the young Yukiro finds a magical book in his room. The book leads her to another world where she learns that Hiroki has been possessed by a spirit from "The Book of Heroes."
"Synopsis" by , A young girl travels into a magical world to save her brother from real-world bullies.

L to R (Western Style). A young girl travels into a magical world to save her brother from real-world bullies.

When her brother Hiroki disappears after a violent altercation with school bullies, the young Yukiro finds a magical book in his room. The book leads her to another world where she learns that Hiroki has been possessed b a spirit from the Book of Heroes. She visits the magical Nameless Land, where she is told how to save her brother, and is sent back to Earth with a young monk named Sora and the magical book, now a mouse named Azu. Yuri has to piece together the mystery of Horiko, and has a library of pwerful magic books at her disposal to do so! When her brother Hiroki disappears after a violent altercation with school bullies, the young Yukiro finds a magical book in his room. The book leads her to another world where she learns that Hiroki has been possessed b a spirit from the Book of Heroes. She visits the magical Nameless Land, where she is told how to save her brother, and is sent back to Earth with a young monk named Sora and the magical book, now a mouse named Azu. Yuri has to piece together the mystery of Horiko, and has a library of pwerful magic books at her disposal to do so!

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