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Almost Super

Here’s a book that’s great for fans of superheroes and silliness! Almost Super by Marion Jensen. Harper, 2014. It’s the day Rafter and Benny Bailey have been waiting for their whole lives: February 29 after they’ve both turned twelve. (Rafter … Continue reading

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The Shadow Hero

I’m tagging in at the very end of the More Diverse Universe that Aarti over at Booklust is hosting. Looking closely at the rules, I realized that none of the books with diverse characters that I already have waiting to … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Tell My Parents I’m a Supervillain

We have a soft spot for superhero books at my house, which is why I was happy to accept this review copy from the author. Please Don’t Tell My Parents I’m a Supervillain by Richard Roberts. Curiosity Quills, 2014. Middle … Continue reading

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Starling

Starling by Sage Stossel. InkLit, 2013. Amy was recruited as an official superhero – Starling – shortly after she knocked out a would-be kidnapper with electricity from her fists. While it was a great ego boost, it’s still an unpaid … Continue reading

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Velveteen vs.

My love is always on the look-out for new superhero-themed books to listen to, and this is one that he bought and loved so much that he burned it onto to CD for me to listen to in my car, … Continue reading

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Scratch9

This is another artist that we discovered at Kids Read Comics. By “we” in this case, I mean my love and my son, who brought this home several years ago and have read it several times over. They were shocked … Continue reading

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Geeks, Girls and Secret Identities

This was on the short list for the Middle Grade Science Fiction and Fantasy Cybils award – I checked out or put on hold all the ones on the short list that I hadn’t already read. I realized my recent … Continue reading

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The Amazing Adventures of Bumblebee Boy

The Amazing Adventures of Bumblebee Boy by David Soman and Jacky Davis. When Ladybug Girl first came out a few years ago, I loved it, but the premise of a preschooler left out by her older siblings needing to come … Continue reading

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The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man

Thanks to my colleague S. for pointing out this one! Also, I’m trying a bigger picture size to see if Pinterest will see it. Let me know if it makes things too slow to load for you. The Astonishing Secret … Continue reading

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Batwoman: Elegy

Batwoman: Elegy by Greg Rucka and J.H. WilliamsI confess that I often have trouble really buying the superhero genre, but this is one title that really worked for me. Kate Kane stars as Batwoman, forced out of the army by … Continue reading

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