Twelve-year-old Jackson Opus is descended from two powerful hypnotist bloodlines, An all-new, mesmerizing adventure from the masterful Gordon Korman!. The Hypnotists: Book 1 Canadian Title. By Gordon Korman. Scholastic Inc | ISBN Paperback Pages | ” x ” | Ages 8 to Scholastic. THE HYPNOTISTS. year-old Jackson Opus doesn’t know it, but he’s the most powerful natural hypnotist on earth. At first, Jax thinks his new talent is beyond.

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The Hypnotists: Book 1

In the book The Hypnotists, Jax is faced with an inner conflict. Mako has mind-bended Jax’s parents to put themselves in mortal danger if Jax doesn’t cooperate.

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Or at the vaudeville show: I plan on reading the next books in the series. Elias Mako, who wants him to join a special institute that will teach him how to use his powers.

The Hypnotists

Plus, its totally action packed. In the end, Jax chose his parents and did record the clip in order to save them. Buy the selected items together This item: First Potter video game is a high-flying romp. The biggest theme I found in this book was great power comes with great responsibility because Jax has the power which hypnotises people but is not able to control it.


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Another The Hypnotists The book The Hypnotists written by Gordon Korman is a book about a boy named Jax who has color changing eyes which can hypnotise people. Jax is playing in a championship basketball game when his team wins as a result of the opponent’s superstar having a poor gorson shooting. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Book 1 on your Kindle in under a minute. I’m okay with a little bit of this but not pages and pages and at every major turning point in the plot.

In the third book, he has two female friends who play important hypnltists Jax manages to come to the attention of Dr. I almost cried at the last chapter!

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Jul 02, Cheryl rated it it was ok. The Menagerie of Jenkins Bailey. My reply to this is “it’s already over?

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Twelve-year-old Jackson Opus is descended from two powerful hypnotist bloodlines, but he has just begun to realize that he can control other peoples’ actions with sometimes frightening results–especially when the head of the Sentia Institute plans to use Jackson for his own benefit.


Families can talk about why books featuring kids with special powers are so popular. After meeting Axel Braintree, Jax had some doubt regarding Mako, but it took 70 pages before he sees what the reader already knows.

Review to come tomorrow. When he’s recruited for the Sentia Institute, Dr. For kids who love fantasy and adventure.

The only person who kodman immune to this effect was Tommy because he was color blind. Mako was using a form of mind control on the students and while the other students talked about the school cynically, Jax still refused to believe things weren’t right even though the evidence showed otherwise. Things only get stranger in this first book — part of a series. The opposing forces could have been presented in a more politically balanced way such as Axel showing some of his brains that suddenly appear at the end.