The Imagine Nation is a secret place where every superhero and evil villain you can imagine come from. Jack Blank 12 is a bullied orphan until a comic-book Robo-Zombie, indestructible Rüstov Revile, attacks. Gail thinks that Bernie is blackmailing Bubber, who is only trying to prove that he is the real hero. I'm really looking forward to the next book in the series. Great book for the preteen or young teen. The Accidental Hero focuses on the adventures of an orphan, Jack Blank, who accidentally discovers his superpowers and is taken away to the Imagine Nation, a constantly moving island of superheroes. Convinced that it was his mother who drove his father from their family.
Petty hustler Bernie La Plante Hoffman is en route to his estranged son's house when an airliner crashes right in his car's path. My verdict: a thrilling action-filled page-turner if you are of that mental stage, but a yawn if you are a sophisticated reader who can predict the typical comic-book plot twists that this author has foisted upon young minds. Upon learning of the anonymous hero who selflessly risked his life to save others, the media leaps on the story and issues an appeal for the hero — complete with reward. There are awesome weapons, flying vehicles, intelligent machines, and an ultimate techno-city, Empire City. His life hasn't been easy and it gets tougher as soon as he arrives to Imagine Nation.
Cute and occasionally funny, I will give props for the twist ending. But the Empire City is a fearful place. The second is an emissary from a secret country called the Imagine Nation, an astonishing place where all the fantastic and unbelievable things in our world originate — including Jack. One of my favorite places in Imagine Nation is in Cognito. Yet I decided to give The Accidental Hero first published under the title Jack Blank and the Imagine Nation a chance.
It weighs in at 468 pages. Within, Jack Blank is so named because no one actually knows his last name. This book was recommended by the staff there as something a kid who loves Harry Potter and Percy Jackson would enjoy. It lies in the choices you make. If I didn't have to read this for a committee, I would have stopped reading after the first chapter. Matt Myklusch writing it truly what kept me glued to the book.
Bernie is trying to prove that he is the real hero. Recommend this to kids who are looking for a superher If I didn't have to read this for a committee, I would have stopped reading after the first chapter. They have been created to distract the minds of 10 Do you know the Avengers? Besides that nothing really sets this book apart from the hoards of novels in this genre with similar plots like this. Mostly Jack acts older, reminders of his age a Jack Blank 12 is a bullied orphan until a comic-book Robo-Zombie, indestructible Rüstov Revile, attacks. It starts out with a poor orphan boy, who winds up belonging to this secret nation, and it turns out that he's part of this evil villain association, and it's all up to him to save the Imagine Nation.
A cyborg called Jazen and a blue giant comes and picks him to take him to the Imagine Nation. The end of this book set up the next book's conflict pretty well. Meanwhile, Bernie continues to aggravate his ex-wife, Evelyn , and fails to bond with his son, Joey , who is now enamored with John. I personally think that every thing was blown way out of proportion. I personally think that every thing was blown way out of proportion. After all, I had been skeptical when the same friend lent me Cinder and it turned out to be amazing. This is by far one of my favorites.
I can't wait for son to read this when he's a little older. He was dropped off there with a note that said Jack. Jack is a great character that you want to know more about. There's a lot of action but it's pretty compacted to the end of the book, and the majority of this one is made up of set up. But hey, it's a debut novel and what's more, it's the first title in a series, so description and set up are essential.
I guess I was tired. Synopsis A tragic accident brings a rebellious son closer to understanding the plight of his single mother in this family drama from French filmmaker. He jumps off a high-rise and dies with the enemies he grabs onto. An orphan grew up where he was hated and lonely, then whisked away to a magical place where a wise and powerful wizard, eh I mean, protector puts him in a school. He enjoys it at first. The next day La Plante tells his tale and donates the only object that could validate his story to fellow lowlife John Bubber Garcia , ignorant of the effect of his actions until he's busted for selling stolen credit cards at the exact moment a reward of one million dollars is offered to the person who can prove he's the hero - namely, John Bubber. Read it, but keep in mind it was written for kids to read.
Mistakenly thinking he's failed to save the father of a young boy passenger, however, he melts into the crowd before the media bandwagon descends. Because cool superheroes make good comic books. Nobody except his son and Gail in the climax believes that Bernie could really be the hero and risk his life to save others. I personally like books when the character is dynamic The character changes through out the story. A police detective tells Gale her credit cards were recovered during Bernie's arrest.
The cops are setting a trap for him, then to top it all, he loses a shoe while rescuing passengers of a plane crash. I could actually picture what was happening and what the world would look like. The audience experiences the process from classroom to state championship. You carve out your own future. Jack soon discovers that he has an amazing ability--one that could make him the savior of the Imagine Nation and the world beyond, or the biggest threat they've ever faced. Well, he is twelve, but still. Tommie Lindsey grew up in an Oakland neighborhood, and his family wasn't well off.