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Art of the Ninja: Earth (Shadow Legacy #1)

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Growing up ninja in a modern world with ancient customs is difficult, but the Japanese government still has need of them. Training in the Chaio village, home of the best ninja, Duncan Kimura dreams of one day being chosen for the elite special forces-the Black Dragon Squad. But his dreams won't become a reality if he can't control his destructive rage that threatens everyo ...more
Paperback, 182 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by Silver Leaf Books (first published January 1st 2011)
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After reading and enjoying a couple of T.J Perkins children's books I was her new adult book would be like. I wasn't disappointed, since I know nothing about ninjas I was a bit worried about a reading a story about them, I admit there were a few words I didnt understand and had to figure out myself, like gi and sensei but the breezy writing and big air of mystery made it easy to get into and I finished up the book in a day.
I have to say though I didn't quite feel it had the tone of an adult book
B. Pine
May 03, 2011 B. Pine rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Art of the Ninja – Earth is the first book of the Shadow Legacy series. It is an engaging story about a teenage boy, Duncan, who is undergoing intensive ninja training in a village that holds on to its ancient values and customs in a modern world. As he trains he struggles with not only the normal growing pains that all adolescents go through, but with also a mysterious inner power that may be too dangerous for him to handle. Not only is the book filled with action, TJ Perkins does a great job i ...more
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Jul 09, 2013 T.J. Perkins rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Modern day teen assassins trained in the way of the ninja. They have special abilities, usage of unique energies, and a secret item hidden in their village that is worth their lives. They're not just your average everyday teens. Join Duncan and his team as they train, develop their ninja powers, battle the Dark Ninja Arts and unravel a compelling mystery.

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Book 2 in the Shadow Legacy series accepted. 1 2 Mar 25, 2012 11:16AM  
TJ Perkins is a gifted and well-respected author in the mystery/suspense fantasy/manga genre. Her short stories for young readers have appeared in the Ohio State 6th Grade Proficiency Test Preparation Book, Kid’s Highway Magazine, and Webzine ‘New Works Review,’ just to name a few. She’s placed five times in the CNW/FFWA chapter book competition. Her short story of light horror for tweens, The Mi ...more
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