Avatar: The Last Airbender – Book 2: Earth – Volume 1

Sometimes the unlikeliest of people become the mightiest of heroes. Twelve-year-old Aang is a lazy and self-centered young boy…in other words, your typical 12-year-old. In a time where the Fire Nation threatens to destroy the Earth, Water and Air Nation, he has to find the inner strength in order to become the Avatar or the Chosen One. Aang belongs to the Water Nation and is already an expert Water Bender, but now he has to focus all his abilities towards learning how to control the four elements. His first challenge will be to attempt to control the Earth element. With his friends Sokka and Katara he will leave the Water Nation to begin his quest.

This Nickelodeon series is a great example of the popular genre called anime. The drawings are exquisite and the story pulls you in. Not only is the story interesting, but there are also lessons to be learnt about friendship and finding your place in the world. It is animation that will be of interest to all ages.

Chapter 1: The avatar State: Aang and his pals meet General Fong, a man with a remarkable military background who plans to use Aang's powers to defeat the Fire Nation.

Chapter 2: The Case of Two Lovers: Aang, Sokka and Katar meet a group of nomads who offer to show them a shortcut through the Cave of the Two Lovers. Unfortunately, the group gets lost and has to try and trust in a feeling in order to get out alive.

Chapter 3: Return to Omashu: After arriving in Omashu the group searches for King Bumi only to discover that the Fire Nation has taken over the city.

Chapter 4: The Swamp: Ending up in a peculiar swamp causes each of the group to see different visions.

Chapter 5: Avatar Day: Aang, Sokka and Katar stumble upon an Earth town that celebrates "Avatar Day". This day involves much anti-avatar feelings towards something that Aang did a long time ago.

Special Features:
-Exclusive mini comic book
-Original uncut animatic – Chapter 1

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