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Superhero Instruction Manual

Written by Kristy Dempsey & illustrated by Mark Fearing
Published by Alfred A. Knopf
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Anyone can be a superhero and this guidebook will show you how! Just follow six easy steps and you’ll be saving the world in no time.

Join an aspiring hero as he selects a secret identity, chooses a power, and much, much more. But be warned: it isn’t easy being super. And sometimes the greatest acts of heroism need a helping hand to get off the ground. Kristy Dempsey’s rollicking text, coupled with Mark Fearing’s expressive, cartoon-style illustrations will have readers laughing all the way to infinity and beyond!

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Who Wrote Superhero Instruction Manual

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Kristy Dempsey

Kristy Dempsey is the author of 8 picture books, including Me with You, Surfer Chick and Superhero Instruction Manual, a 2017 ILA/CBC Children’s Choice selection and 2017 Southern Book Prize nominee. Her titles have received starred reviews in Kirkus, Booklist, and School Library Journal, and A Dance Like Starlightwas named a JLG selection, ALA Notable Book, Bank Street Best of 2015, CCBC 2015 Choice, and the winner of the 2015 Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Text. Kristy is a member of SCBWI and a speaker and teacher at writing conferences, most recently for SCBWI Carolinas and the Highlights Foundation. Since 1998, Kristy has lived in Belo Horizonte, Brazil with her husband and three children, where she works as a middle school and high school English teacher at The American School of Belo Horizonte. She is also a frequent presenter at schools nationally and internationally, where her programs inspire students’ love for (and skills in!) reading and writing, as well as ideals of empathy, personal responsibility, and perseverance. Find out more about Kristy’s school visits, as well as forthcoming titles, at www.kristydempsey.com.

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Mark Fearing

Mark Fearing is the author-illustrator of The Great Thanksgiving Escape and Giant Pants, and the illustrator of several other books for children. He lives in Oregon.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780385755344
Publication Date:
May 17, 2016
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2015022146
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0385755341
Lexile:
AD440L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
192349
ATOS Book Level:
2.6
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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