A former journalist with degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University, Cindy Lin has worked for Sony Pictures Entertainment and has written and produced many multimedia news features for children, one of which received a Peabody Award. The Twelve is her debut novel.
"Aficionados will delight in the plethora of fast-paced action
scenes sprinkled with martial arts wisdom, and there is much
potential for sequels...and, of course, for Usagi to continue
developing her powers."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's
"[A] rip-roaring debut...Ideal for fans of stories with lots of heart, great lore, and plenty of twists along the way." --ALA Booklist