Young Warriors: Jacob's Fire
It's a page turning adventure about Jacob, an 11 year old who hates being singled out for being different. Eager to stay out of sight and out of trouble, his new and only friend Harold has other ideas, like standing up to Donald, the cruel and charming mastermind who seems to have everyone wrapped around his fin ...more
I love this book. As a fellow martial artist and instructor truly believe people underestimate how many transferable skills can be taken away from martial arts, also how these skill apply to people’s everyday lives.
Also having dyslexia and being a comic fan I did identify with Jacob even more. Though I will state I hate zombies I think they are the lowest form of the ...more
Excellent book for tweens and young teens. Though it is too expensive for what you get.
First and most impressive, the author has a wonderful insight into the mind of Jacob, the 12-year-old main character of the book. This obviously comes from many years of work with and more importantly caring about kids of that age. I have to give some serious respect to David Jurasek for being able to so accurately capture the fear and anxiety of that age. Within a very short period of time, I totally be
The initial experience at school was sad to read and rang true. Also the bullying was very realistic and led to very realistic problems for Jacob to solve. It seemed sadly realistic.
I liked the realism and that there was hope. The hope was just as realistic as the challenges.
I think it provides the reader with a really good in ...more