13-year-old twins become inspiring authors

July 24, 2008 5:10:19 PM PDT
From battling dyslexia and illness to becoming the youngest award winning authors in the U.S., 13-year-old twins Brittany and Brianna Winner proved that you can overcome obstacles. Their book is titled "The Strand Prophecy" and it's now read by students across the country.

Book signing:

"The Strand Prophecy"
Book Signing
July 26, Saturday, 1 PM
Barnes and Noble
Jack London Sqare
98 Broadway, Oakland, 94607

Buy the book on Amazon: "The Strand Prophecy"

Website: http://strandprophecy.com

The book is also available at all Barnes and Noble bookstores.

Brittany and Brianna Winner are the youngest award winning novels in the USA. Their book "The Strand Prophecy" has won eight awards including "Best Young Adult Fiction", "Best First Book Fiction" and "Best First Book Young Adult Fiction". The Winner twins, as they are referred to, are 13 year old identical twins. Their book, started as a family project to assist them in overcoming their Dyslexia and focus on their strengths, not their weaknesses.

The twins tour the country inspiring to overcome their challenges and motivating them to read and write. The book is the first of a series of five, the second is written and in edit and they are writing their third book.

The Strand Prophecy is about Strand, a reluctant superhero who delivers evidence of an ominous scientific discovery to the president and the world. The very nature of life on earth is about to change and humanities fate hangs in the balance. Strand must protect the innocent and warn the world before its too late.

The Strand Prophecy is currently on the accelerated readers list in 65,000 schools. In addition, the girls are touring schools with an assembly they call, "If You Can Dream It, You Can Write it." They also wrote an album of songs to accompany the book which is on ITunes and Amazon.Com