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When you think about superheroes, many different things might come to your mind: powers, saving the world, capes, costumes, or even Marvel. No matter what comes to mind, there’s something special about superheroes…that they’re heroes! As Iron Man put it, “Heroes are made by the path they choose, not the powers they are graced with.”

We’ve rounded up the very best children’s books about superheroes for you to read with your littles, from your favorite, well-known heroes to new literary favorites.

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Top 10 Books About Superheroes

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Even Superheroes Have Bad Days
Written by Shelly Becker & illustrated by Eda Kaban
Thoughts from B is for Bookworm
This book talks about how superheroes have powers that could cause them to do crazy things if they were having a bad day, but they choose to do the right thing and act like superheroes should. This is a great book to demonstrate what you can do to regulate your emotions, and I love that it shows superheroes doing this, as a good standard for kids to emulate. It's ok to have a bad day, but it's what you do with your emotions that matters.
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Recommend Ages: 3-9

All kids have trouble getting a grip on their emotions, sometimes—even young superheroes! But what do they do when they’re having a bad day? Colorful action-packed illustrations and a dynamite rhyming text reveal the many ways superheroes (and ordinary children, too) can resist the super-temptation to cause a scene when they’re sad, mad, frustrated, lonely, or afraid. From burning off steam on a bike or a hike, to helping others, this energetic picture book has plenty of fun ideas to help kids cope when they’re feeling overwhelmed.

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Super Manny Stands Up!
Written by Kelly DiPucchio & illustrated by Stephanie Graegin
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"Manny stood up. And then he did the bravest, most courageous, kindest thing he ever could have done. He said: Stop It." Manny is a super hero after school every day, wearing a different color cape and conquering the fiercest monsters his imagination can devise, but it turns out his invisible cape he wears to school is the most powerful. The power and confidence practice and imagination can give you, and the reminder that once you stand up for someone, others will most likely follow and back you up is comforting, and who knows when you might make a new best friend. The illustrations in this book are modern and fun, and the message is spectacular.
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Stephanie Graegin bring a lionhearted new hero to life in this tender, sparkling story about standing up for what’s right—and finding your inner superpowers. Every day after school, Manny saves the world from formidable foes. I AM FEARLESS! I AM STRONG! I AM BRAVE! I AM POWERFUL! I AM INVINCIBLE! Zombie bears, evil cloud monsters, and alien robots with laser beam eyes are no match for Super Manny. But when Manny encounters a real-life nemesis in the school cafeteria, will he be able to summon his superhero strength to save the day?

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Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero
Written by Anne Cottringer & illustrated by Alex T. Smith
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Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero is a fun book about a little boy Eliot who is a quiet little kid playing in his room by day and a masterful, brave superhero defending the world from injustice and danger by night. Most of Eliot's abilities seem not to be superpowers as much as just skill--like stopping a high-powered jet on the world's shortest runway. But Eliot must have super strength because he tows a ship to safety pulling it behind as he swims. This book is a fun book with a subtle message about not underestimating someone just because they might be a little quieter or introverted.
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Recommend Ages: 3-7

All the grown-ups comment that Eliot is “such a quiet little thing,” unaware that at night, when the clock strikes midnight, he becomes a superhero, and now he has received his most urgent mission yet, to help a group of scientists prevent a giant meteor from crashing into Earth.

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Even Superheroes Make Mistakes
Written by Shelly Becker & illustrated by Eda Kaban
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Recommend Ages: 3-9

Even superheroes slip up and err. When that happens, do they complain or give up in despair? NO! Whether they’ve nabbed the wrong guy by mistake or bashed into a planet while zooming through space, all superheroes ‘fess up their mess-up and keep on saving the world in the most super way! This follow-up to Even Superheroes Have Bad Days teaches kids another humorous lesson in overcoming adversity.

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Bedtime for Batman
Written by Michael Dahl & illustrated by Omar Lozano
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Recommend Ages: 4-6

“Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger.”

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Even Superheroes Have to Sleep
Written by Sara Crow & illustrated by Adam Record
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With bold illustrations in primary colors this book has a nice variety of heroes; everyone from first responders to princesses to medical professionals to mothers. The rhyming text is consistent and keeps the pace brisk.
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Recommend Ages: 0-3

Toddlers will feel better about bedtime when they learn that superheroes, cowboys, princesses, and astronauts ALL have to sleep too! It’s bedtime for superheroes . . . and KIDS! Young ones will enjoy this sweet, short, rhyming story that lulls them to sleep with the promise that all their heroes are getting tucked into bed too. It’s the perfect story to choose for a peaceful bedtime ritual. And don’t miss the companion book - Even Superheroes Use the Potty - to help teach kids good bathroom habits. “Will ease little readers to restful states.”–Kirkus

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My First Book of Superpowers
Written by David Katz & illustrated by Morris Katz
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Recommend Ages: 0-3

My First Book of Super Powers introduces young readers to beloved DC super heroes and their awesome powers. Just as My First Book of Girl Power introduced young fans to female super heroes and their special powers, this book tackles DC’s popular male characters. From Superman’s super-strength and X-ray vision to the Flash’s super-speed to Aquaman’s ability to live under water, this exciting board book explains how each character’s powers make him unique and enable him to make the world a safer place. Classic DC art makes this as appealing to grownups as it is to the tiniest aspiring super heroes.

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Ten Rules of Being a Superhero
Written & illustrated by Deb Pilutti
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Recommend Ages: 4-7

An instruction manual for aspiring superheroes that follows the adventures of action-figure Captain Magma and his sidekick/owner Lava Boy as they outsmart a villainous dinosaur, evade a bee, and save a worm from certain destruction.

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Even Superheroes Use the Potty
Written by Sara Crow & illustrated by Adam Record
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Recommend Ages: 0-3

It’s potty time for superheroes, firefighters, ninjas, soldiers, and KIDS!

Young ones will enjoy this funny, rhyming story that teaches great bathroom habits with the promise that all their heroes use the potty too. And the book comes with stickers and a bathroom reward chart, so good potty habits can be celebrated each time kids put the lid down, flush, and wash their hands! It’s a book-and-sticker package that will help parents achieve toilet-training harmony.

And don’t miss the companion book—Even Superheroes Have to Sleep!—to help restless kids settle in at night.

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Superhero Instruction Manual
Written by Kristy Dempsey & illustrated by Mark Fearing
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

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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Books About Superheroes and Social Themes

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Even Superheroes Have Bad Days
Written by Shelly Becker & illustrated by Eda Kaban
Thoughts from B is for Bookworm
This book talks about how superheroes have powers that could cause them to do crazy things if they were having a bad day, but they choose to do the right thing and act like superheroes should. This is a great book to demonstrate what you can do to regulate your emotions, and I love that it shows superheroes doing this, as a good standard for kids to emulate. It's ok to have a bad day, but it's what you do with your emotions that matters.
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Recommend Ages: 3-9

All kids have trouble getting a grip on their emotions, sometimes—even young superheroes! But what do they do when they’re having a bad day? Colorful action-packed illustrations and a dynamite rhyming text reveal the many ways superheroes (and ordinary children, too) can resist the super-temptation to cause a scene when they’re sad, mad, frustrated, lonely, or afraid. From burning off steam on a bike or a hike, to helping others, this energetic picture book has plenty of fun ideas to help kids cope when they’re feeling overwhelmed.

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Recommend Ages: 3-9

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Dex: The Heart of a Hero
Written by Caralyn Buehner & illustrated by Mark Buehner
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

Tired of being overlooked because he is so small, Dexter, a big-hearted dog with big dreams transforms himself into a superhero.

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  3. Super Heroes Have Feelings Too (DC Super Heroes) - Super heroes seem pretty tough—but they actually feel happy, sad, proud, and angry just like everyone else. Classic DC character art featuring fan favorites (such as Batman, Superman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Supergirl, and their friends) illustrates the full range of feelings in this concept board book. Simple, age-appropriate text talks about how swimming in the water makes Aquaman happy; or being a great acrobat makes Batgirl proud. Little ones are also invited to talk about what makes them feel angry, excited, or scared. DC super heroes provide a fun, easy way to explore emotions with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

  4. Super Red Riding Hood - Ruby loves to play superhero, so when her mother gives her a ñmissionî that takes her into the deep, dark woods, Ruby throws on her red cloak to become ƒ Super Red Riding Hood! Nothing can scare her „ except maybe coming face-to-face with a big bad wolf. What would a superhero do? A story of guts and girl power, this is a fun update on a familiar tale.

Books About Superheroes and Imagination

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Super Manny Stands Up!
Written by Kelly DiPucchio & illustrated by Stephanie Graegin
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"Manny stood up. And then he did the bravest, most courageous, kindest thing he ever could have done. He said: Stop It." Manny is a super hero after school every day, wearing a different color cape and conquering the fiercest monsters his imagination can devise, but it turns out his invisible cape he wears to school is the most powerful. The power and confidence practice and imagination can give you, and the reminder that once you stand up for someone, others will most likely follow and back you up is comforting, and who knows when you might make a new best friend. The illustrations in this book are modern and fun, and the message is spectacular.
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Stephanie Graegin bring a lionhearted new hero to life in this tender, sparkling story about standing up for what’s right—and finding your inner superpowers. Every day after school, Manny saves the world from formidable foes. I AM FEARLESS! I AM STRONG! I AM BRAVE! I AM POWERFUL! I AM INVINCIBLE! Zombie bears, evil cloud monsters, and alien robots with laser beam eyes are no match for Super Manny. But when Manny encounters a real-life nemesis in the school cafeteria, will he be able to summon his superhero strength to save the day?

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Bedtime for Batman
Written by Michael Dahl & illustrated by Omar Lozano
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Recommend Ages: 4-6

“Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger.”

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The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man
Written by Michael Chabon & illustrated by Jake Parker
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

Awesome Man can shoot positronic rays out of his eyeballs, fly as straight as an arrow, and hug mutant Jell-O! Even villains like Professor Von Evil and the Flaming Eyeball are no match for this caped crusader. But Awesome Man also has a secret. . . . Can you guess what it is? The first picture book from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon perfectly captures the fantasy life of young superhero fans.

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  1. Captain Awesome And The Trapdoor - Eugene tries to track down a toy thief in this twenty-first Captain Awesome adventure. Eugene is sure someone has been stealing all his old toys. Will the trap door he discovered lead him to the answer? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Captain Awesome chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!

  2. The Neighbors - As a young girl climbs the seven stories to her own (very boring!) apartment, she imagines what’s behind each of the doors she passes. Does the door with all the locks belong to a family of thieves? Might the doorway with muddy footprints conceal a pet tiger? Each spread reveals—in lush detail—the wilds of the girl’s imagination, from a high-flying circus to an underwater world and everything in between. When the girl finally reaches her own apartment, she is greeted by her parents, who might have a secret even wilder than anything she could have imagined!

  3. G-Man Super Journal: Awesome Origins - “The world needs a hero like G-Man.” –Gene Luen Yang, author of <i>American Born Chinese</i>, <i>Boxers</i>, and <i>Saints</i> <p/>When Michael G (yes, “G” is his whole last name, and that’s why everyone calls him G-Man) has to keep a journal in Mrs. Rosario’s class at school, naturally he writes about his ambition to have superpowers and join the superheroes of his city (like Captain Thunderman) in the fight for justice. After all, his friend Billy Demon just got an awesome winged flying suit and superpowers of his own, and now he’s the most popular kid in school! Mikey would just love to have superpowers too, but how will he get them? And if he does get them, what will he do with them? <p/> “G-Man is funny! Really, really funny! You know how hard it is to make a funny comic? Believe me, plenty hard! I should probably encourage you to buy a copy, but honestly, I don’t need the competition.” –Jimmy Gownley, author of <i>Amelia Rules</i> <p/> “Giarrusso has a kid-friendly sarcastic wit which will resonate with readers ages 8 and up.” –Snow Wildsmith, <i>School Library Journal</i> <p/> “G-Man, Chris Giarrusso’s awesome all-ages superhero series, is one of the most fun and exciting new properties to come down the pike in ages.” –John Hogan, <i> Graphic Novel Reporter</i><br>

  4. Diana: Princess of the Amazons - From New York Times bestselling authors Shannon Hale and Dean Hale comes a story about making mistakes, learning the hard way, and growing up to become a hero.

Books About Superheroes and Powers

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Even Superheroes Have to Sleep
Written by Sara Crow & illustrated by Adam Record
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With bold illustrations in primary colors this book has a nice variety of heroes; everyone from first responders to princesses to medical professionals to mothers. The rhyming text is consistent and keeps the pace brisk.
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Recommend Ages: 0-3

Toddlers will feel better about bedtime when they learn that superheroes, cowboys, princesses, and astronauts ALL have to sleep too! It’s bedtime for superheroes . . . and KIDS! Young ones will enjoy this sweet, short, rhyming story that lulls them to sleep with the promise that all their heroes are getting tucked into bed too. It’s the perfect story to choose for a peaceful bedtime ritual. And don’t miss the companion book - Even Superheroes Use the Potty - to help teach kids good bathroom habits. “Will ease little readers to restful states.”–Kirkus

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My First Book of Superpowers
Written by David Katz & illustrated by Morris Katz
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Recommend Ages: 0-3

My First Book of Super Powers introduces young readers to beloved DC super heroes and their awesome powers. Just as My First Book of Girl Power introduced young fans to female super heroes and their special powers, this book tackles DC’s popular male characters. From Superman’s super-strength and X-ray vision to the Flash’s super-speed to Aquaman’s ability to live under water, this exciting board book explains how each character’s powers make him unique and enable him to make the world a safer place. Classic DC art makes this as appealing to grownups as it is to the tiniest aspiring super heroes.

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El Deafo
Written by Cece Bell
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Recommend Ages: 8-12

The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her “superpower.”

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  1. DC Super Heroes ABC 123 - Like the super-selling MY FIRST SUPERMAN, MY FIRST BATMAN, and MY FIRST WONDER WOMAN books, SUPER HEROES A,B,C, 1,2,3 will appeal to comic book-fan Dads; lovers of bold, classic art; and their babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers A is for Aquaman and B is for Batmobile in this cool, colorful board book that’s sure to make reading time lots of fun for dads. DC’s super heroes–from Superman and Batman to Green Lantern, the Flash, Wonder Woman, and many other favorites–illustrate the alphabet and numbers for budding fans. The classic comic book art makes this a great-looking package.

  2. The Day I Lost My Superpowers - When a young superhero-in-training gets hurt, she discovers that mothers have superpowers, too.

  3. Dylan the Villain - A surprising and laugh-out-loud showdown between two pint-sized super-villains, perfect for young fans of Despicable Me. Dylan’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Snivels, have always told him that he is the very best and cleverest super-villain in the whole wide world. And Dylan’s confident that it’s true–until he starts school and meets Addison Van Malice. Sure, Dylan’s costume is scary. But Addison Van Malice’s is bone-chilling. And yes, Dylan’s laugh is crazy. But Addison Van Malice’s is bananas. And Dylan’s inventions are certainly super-villainous. But Addison Van Malice’s are demonic! When their teacher, Ms. Ick, announces a Diabolical Robot Building Contest, Dylan sees his opportunity to prove that he really is the most evil villain of all. But Addison’s not giving in without a fight. And so begins a competition of skill and wits that doesn’t go the way anyone expected…

  4. Peter Powers and the Swashbuckling Sky Pirates! - Everyone in the Powers family has super awesome superpowers-except Peter. That’s why he’s been working hard to improve his ice talents and is more powerful than ever. But when a group of sky pirates come to town, they steal everyone’s abilities-including Peter’s. Without superpowers, Peter is about to discover whether he’s as cool as he thought he was or if he was letting his powers define him. Can he help his family, save his friends, and battle the diabolical sky piratesor is his goose cooked? Featuring an extra-special power-packed final chapter that will shock readers! This title is the sixth chapter book in a new series of exciting stories about a young boy who has some rather crummy superpowers. Each story is full of humor, action, and fun, but the charm can be found in the heartfelt message about the power of family, friends, and having confidence.

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Books About Superheroes and Imagination And Play

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Ten Rules of Being a Superhero
Written & illustrated by Deb Pilutti
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Recommend Ages: 4-7

An instruction manual for aspiring superheroes that follows the adventures of action-figure Captain Magma and his sidekick/owner Lava Boy as they outsmart a villainous dinosaur, evade a bee, and save a worm from certain destruction.

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how to be a superhero
Written by Sue Fliess & illustrated by Nikki Dyson
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Recommend Ages: 2-5

A boy asks Captain Mighty what it takes to become a hero. There’s a costume to choose and a power to develop. But most of all, it takes smarts and heart! It’s not long before the boy defeats the local villain, Turbo Troll, and earns his new name: the Silver Cyclone! This rollicking read-aloud will be a hit with kids and grown-ups alike!

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Good Morning, Superman!
Written by Michael Dahl & illustrated by Omar Lozano
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Recommend Ages: 3-5

Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s the… SUN! When morning comes, a young boy must prepare for his day, faster than a speeding bullet. Follow along as he leaps tall buildings (jumps out of bed) in a single bound, dons his heroic uniform (his clothes), and faces his greatest weakness (Kryptonite-colored toothpaste). Then it’s up, up, and away to daycare! The perfect companion to the best-selling author Michael Dahl’s Bedtime for Batman, this official DC Comics picture book will have Superman fans young and old delighting in their morning routines. Includes a morning routine checklist.

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  1. Goodnight, Little Superhero - In this cheerful rhyming picture book, BabyLit author Jennifer Adams bids sweet dreams to the youngest readers who identify as superheroes by day and tender, sleepy children by night. With vibrant art from illustrator Alea Marley, Goodnight, Little Superhero is sure to send little ones flying into dreams of superpowers galore. Goodnight cape and goodnight sidekick.
    Goodnight mask and badge and tights.
    Goodnight world outside your window.
    You are safe and sound tonight.

  2. Meet the Heroes . . . and the Villains, Too! - Introduces the PJ Masks revealing each member’s super power and those of the villains they fight. On board pages.

  3. Do Super Heroes Have Teddy Bears? - Follow along as two ragtag, everyday super heroes don capes to play in the mud, save their stuffed animals from certain peril, conquer the vegetables at dinner, and overcome darkness at night. Are super heroes always brave and daring? We re brave and bold and kind and caring. After five successful books in the Princesses series, Carmela LaVigna Coyle now turns her attention to an all new childhood fantasy in this wonderful new story about imagination and play. Every little boy and girl has a super hero somewhere inside just waiting to come out. Tie on your cape (blankies recommended) and join the adventure. P.S. Do super heroes have teddy bears? Why, yes, they do! Check out the trailer on YouTube”

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Superhero Instruction Manual
Written by Kristy Dempsey & illustrated by Mark Fearing
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

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.

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Jinx and the Doom Fight Crime!
Written by Lisa Mantchev & illustrated by Samantha Cotterill
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

Instead of fighting each other, Jinx and her little brother The Doom spend their days fighting crime, protecting the planet, defending the innocent, and taking lunch breaks.

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Superbuns!
Written & illustrated by Diane Kredensor
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

For fans of Fred Rogers in Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and Be Kind, a little bunny, who dreams of being a superhero, proves to her know-it-all older sister that kindness really is a superpower. Some superheroes can leap tall buildings in a single bound, some can crawl up a wall, some grow wolfsharp claws, and some have superhuman speed. And Superbuns? Her superpower is being kind. Super kind. She can’t help but be kind: watering a neighbor’s daisies; helping a friend cross the street; feeding a hungry goldfish. Superbuns’s older sister Blossom is a super know-it-all who doesn’t believe kindness is a superpower. Not one bit. And all this kindness is slowing them down on their way to Grammy’s house, where a yummy carrot cobbler awaits. But the sisters are being followed by a little fox, and when Blossom learns the fox is not after their cobbler but is lost, she discovers kindness really is a superpower after all.

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  1. The Amazing Adventures of Bumblebee Boy - From the creators of the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series comes a story about sibling cooperation and play featuring a member of the Bug Squad, Bumblebee Boy! When Sam is Bumblebee Boy, he likes to fly alone, using his imagination to battle dragons, pirates, and tigers. Sam’s little brother, Owen, would like to play with him, but Owen doesn’t have a cape or a mask, and Bumblebee Boy doesn’t need his help. But when more aliens than Bumblebee Boy can handle land on the moon, will he be able to defeat them by himself? Through their imaginary adventures, Sam and Owen discover just how much fun a brother can be, and learn that there are times to play alone and times to play with others.

  2. The Last Battle - Two ordinary objects turned a pair of brothers into superheroes. Now they’re banding together with their neighbors to take down the evil Trench once and for all in the final volume of this graphic novel trilogy. Tuck and Hudson have figured out how to wield the superpowers they got when their mom bought them an ordinary-looking pair of scarves and an umbrella at a yard sale. But Trench, their supervillain archnemesis, is only getting more powerful. Slowly, the brothers have discovered the others in their town who have superpowered objects from that same yard sale. Now Tuck and Hudson, along with their friend Elvira and their squirrel sidekick, Steen, are leading a band of heroes in the fight against Trench. This final volume of the graphic novel adventure series features the heroes’ last stand, with plenty of twists and turns along the way.

  3. Drew and Jot: Dueling Doodles - Middle school best friends Andrew and Foz’s superhero comic adventure is all about saving the day! But what happens when Andrew’s sister gets her hands on the sketchbook and unleashes a new and powerful villain? <p/>Fifth grade best friends Andrew and Foz are creating the perfect superhero crossover with the power of their imaginations! Andrew’s laser-eyed heroes Drew and Jot team up to fight Foz’s Doctor Danger, as the pair trade sketchbooks back and forth to create their action epic with new characters and new adventures. But what happens when Andrew’s little sister doodles in his sketchbook and changes the world of Drew and Jot forever? Can Andrew and Foz work together to save their creation? <p/> Enter a brand new world of action and imagination with Eisner Award winner and New York Times bestseller Art Baltazar (Tiny Titans, Aw Yeah Comics) where every drawing has a life of its own.

  4. I Can Build It! - Dream BIG with Princess Truly, in this rhyming early reader perfect for fans of Rosie Revere, Engineer!

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Captain Marvel What Makes a Hero
Written by Pamela Bobowicz & illustrated by Eda Kaban
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Recommend Ages: 5-8

Introduce the young reader in your life to the inimitable, expectation-destroying, glass ceiling-shattering, world-saving female Super Heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, from Captain Marvel and Shuri to Gamora, Black Widow, Nebula, and more, in this beautifully-illustrated picture book aimed at the young reader set. Fans of all ages will be thrilled by this adventure that celebrates the strength, intelligence, and ingenuity of the women who are vital to MCU’s best stories, distilled into a child-friendly package.

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Be a Star, Wonder Woman!
Written by Michael Dahl & illustrated by Omar Lozano
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Recommend Ages: 4-6

As a new day dawns, a young girl faces the ultimate challenge: school! Follow along as she demonstrates her greatest superpower (sharing), overcomes her worst fear (the playground),and conquers her archenemy (the spelling test). With courage, kindness, and other heroic traits of DC Comics’ Wonder Woman, she’ll turn a difficult school day into an AMAZING ADVENTURE! Along with Omar Lozano’s bright, bold illustrations, bestselling author Michael Dahl (Bedtime for Batman and Good Morning, Superman) delivers an imaginative read-aloud for your littlest super heroes.

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Mia Mayhem Steals the Show!, Volume 8
Written by Kara West & illustrated by Leeza Hernandez
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Recommend Ages: 7-9
Mia plays a superhero in a school play in this eighth adventure of the Mia Mayhem chapter book series!
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  1. Lucia the Luchadora - Lucía zips through the playground in her cape just like the boys, but when theytell her girls can’t be superheroes, suddenly she doesn’t feel so mighty. That’swhen her beloved abuela reveals a dazzling secret: Lucía comes from a family ofluchadoras, the bold and valiant women of the Mexican lucha libre tradition.Cloaked in a flashy new disguise, Lucía returns as a recess sensation! But whenshe’s confronted with a case of injustice, Lucía must decide if she can stay true tothe ways of the luchadora and fight for what is right, even if it means breaking thesacred rule of never revealing the identity behind her mask. A story about courageand cultural legacy, Lucía the Luchadora is full of pluck, daring, and heart.

  2. Anti/Hero - Piper Pájaro and Sloane MacBrute are two 13-year-old girls with very different lives but very similar secrets. Popular, outgoing Piper is strong. Like, ripping-the-doors-off-cars strong. She longs to be a superhero, even if she tends to leave massive messes in her wake. Snarky Sloane, on the other hand, is super smart. Like, evil-genius-smart. To help her family, she has to put those smarts to use for her villainous grandfather.

  3. Mia Mayhem Stops Time! - Mia learns to control time in this fifth adventure of the Mia Mayhem chapter book series!

  4. Mysticons: Quest for the Codex - An action-packed chapter book novelization based on Nickelodeon’s hit animated series about four girls who transform into legendary warriors. To save their realm from an evil, undead queen, the girls embark upon a search for a magical item known as the Codex.

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The Adventures of Captain Underpants
Written & illustrated by Dav Pilkey
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Recommend Ages: 7-10

When George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants, he leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper, where they must defeat his evil robot henchmen.

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The Wild Field Trip
Written by Rachel Ruiz & illustrated by Steve May
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Recommend Ages: 5-7

While on a school field trip to the zoo, Harry accidentally allows the monkeys to escape their habitat, and he thinks he can fix the mess using one of his superhero inventions.

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Captain Awesome for President
Written by Stan Kirby & illustrated by George O’Connor
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Recommend Ages: 5-9

In the twentieth Captain Awesome adventure, Eugene decides to run for class president! After much thought (actually, really not that much), Eugene has made a big decision. He’s decided to run for class president! But there’s a hitch. Meredith Mooney, a.k.a. Little Miss Stinky Pinky, has also decided to run! Since Eugene can’t reveal to his classmates his identity as Captain Awesome, he has to figure out some other way to prove to them that he’s the one for the job! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Captain Awesome chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!

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  1. Tiny Titans: The Treehouse and Beyond! - These all-ages tales from the DC Universe, beautifully written and illustrated by Art Baltazar and Franco, will entertain both new readers and seasoned fans of the DC Universe. In this new collection, the Tiny Titans take a look at look-alikes, meet their counterparts from another world, take a trip to the center of the Earth and more!

  2. Welcome to the Treehouse - You’ll see what life is like for the very young heroes of Sidekick Elementary and learn what could go wrong when the kids of Sidekick Elementary spend an afternoon in the Batcave in this new graphic novel. <p/>These all ages tales from the DC Universe, beautifully written and illustrated by Art Baltazar and Franco, will entertain new readers and seasoned fans of comics.

  3. Mia Mayhem vs. the Mighty Robot - Mia goes up against a mighty robot in this sixth adventure of the Mia Mayhem chapter book series!

  4. Mia Mayhem Breaks Down Walls - Mia is determined to be the best in her strength-training class, so she can learn how to lift cars, and climb super tall buildings! But when her own super strength gets the better of her, she ends up causing absolute mayhem. Will Mia be able to rebuild the walls she broke down, one-by-one? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Mia Mayhem chapter books are perfect for emerging readers.

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Why?
Written by Adam Rex & illustrated by Claire Keane
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Recommend Ages: 3-5

This sweet book will appeal to anyone familiar with the universal tendency of young children to always ask WHY? When supervillain Doctor X-Ray swoops in threatening to vanquish an innocent crowd, the only one brave enough not to run away is a little girl, who asks him simply, “Why?” He is taken aback—but he answers. She keeps asking. And he keeps answering—until a surprising truth is uncovered, and the villain is thwarted. In this laugh-out-loud take on the small-and-determined-beats-big-loud-bully story, simple questions lead to profound answers in a quest that proves the ultimate power of curiosity.

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The Big Book of Superpowers
Written by Susanna Isern & illustrated by Rocio Bonilla
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Recommend Ages: 5-8

This inspiring book encourages kids to find their own superpower and celebrate it.

Superheroes have superpowers, abilities like strength or invisibility or flight. But did you know that ordinary kids have superpowers too? From dancing to reading to persistence and optimism, all of us have a superpower that makes us special and unique, a special ability that enables us to make a difference in the world. What’s your superpower?

With eighteen stories of kids with everyday superpowers, The Big Book of Superpowers will inspire kids to look inside and find what makes them extraordinary!

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Epic Zero 2: Tales of a Pathetic Power Failure
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Book 2 in the popular, award-winning Epic Zero series!
*Over 2,000 five-star series reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.

Elliott Harkness finally has powers and is a full-fledged member of the Freedom Force, the greatest superhero team on Earth. Elliott should be over the moon, but he quickly realizes that having powers is one thing, controlling them is quite another! So, after yet another botched mission, Elliott finds himself grounded.

But Elliott's punishment is short-lived when he's kidnapped by a band of teenage, alien outlaws who believe he's the only one capable of destroying a planet-eating monster that's annihilating worlds. To stop it, Elliott must use the Orb of Oblivion, the most powerful weapon in the universe. Unfortunately, he blew it to pieces months ago! But that's just the start of his problems, as he's swept up in a galactic adventure complete with interstellar enemies and cosmic beings beyond his wildest imagination.

With the fate of the universe at stake, will Elliott become the epic hero he's always wanted to be--or will he always be just an Epic Zero?

Epic Zero 2 is the second book in the hilarious, action-packed series that will entertain middle grade students, reluctant readers, and adults. Epic Zero 2 includes 16 illustrated character profiles and a full glossary of superpowers.

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  1. Epic Zero 3: Tales of a Super Lame Last Hope - Book 3 in the popular, award-winning Epic Zero series!
    *Over 2,000 five-star series reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. Elliott Harkness is finally legit. He's learned the superhero ropes and even saved the world a few times. But when Elliott makes a major mistake during a do-or-die mission, his confidence is shattered and he decides to hang up his tights ... for good! Unfortunately, a new threat forces Elliott to put his early retirement plans on hold. A cosmic creep called The Herald is heading for Earth, and bringing Ravager, the Annihilator of Worlds, with him! To stop the planet-eating monster, Elliott needs the Orb of Oblivion. There's just one problem--it no longer exists! Desperate for another Orb, Elliott realizes he must somehow travel to a mirror universe to find one. And that's the least of his troubles! The multiverse is collapsing, and only one universe will survive! With the end of everything approaching, will Elliott become the epic hero he's always wanted to be--or will he always be just an Epic Zero? Epic Zero 3 is the third book in the hilarious, action-packed series that will entertain middle grade students, reluctant readers, and adults. Epic Zero 3 includes 16 illustrated character profiles and a full glossary of superpowers. Click "Buy Now" to read today!

  2. Epic Zero: Tales of a Not-So-Super 6th Grader - Growing up in a superhero family is cool, unless you're powerless ...
    **Gold Medal Winner - Readers' Favorite Book Awards** All Elliott Harkness wants is to be a superhero. His parents are superheroes. His older sister is a superhero. Heck, even his dog is a superhero. But Elliott has a problem--he's a "Zero"--which is super-speak for powerless! So, while his family is off fighting crime, Elliott is stuck muddling through middle school. Elliott feels ever-so-ordinary, until a mysterious girl changes everything. For some reason, she believes Elliott is the only one who can capture a mega-powerful, extraterrestrial orb before it falls into the wrong hands. But with menacing supervillains and globe-conquering aliens closing in fast, will Elliott find the power to be the epic hero he's always wanted to be--or will he always be just an Epic Zero? Epic Zero is the first book in a hilarious, action-packed series that will entertain middle grade students, reluctant readers, and adults. Epic Zero includes 16 illustrated character profiles and a full glossary of superpowers. **Over 2,000 five-star series reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.** What readers are saying: "Truly laugh out loud funny." "My kids and I could not put this book down!" "From beginning to end it had me guessing." "You'll be rooting for the hero from page one." "Extremely entertaining. Ullman has created a richly detailed world." "The next Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja series." "Holy moly, Batman! Move over! This book is a winner." Click "Buy Now" to read today!

  3. The Offenders: Saving the world, while serving detention! - Bullies beware! A freak accident gives five middle school bullies super powers. But instead of being able to transform into cool super-beings, they take on the characteristics of the kids they bully. Sure their abilities may be at an all-time high, but do they really have what it takes to save their school when their self-esteem is at an all-time low? “Creative, funny, and engaging – this book presents a unique look at the dynamics of bullying. With a diverse cast of characters, the book illustrates that bullying affects everyone – and that the students who are bullying can change their behavior and make their school a more positive place.” — PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center

  4. Public School Superhero - Inner city middle school student Kenny Wright imagines himself as a superhero-but when he faces peer pressure and bullying, can he find his strength in real life?

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Super Hair-o and the Barber of Doom
Written & illustrated by John Rocco
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

Every super hero gets his powers from somewhere. The young hero of this book, Rocco, thinks his abilities come from his shock of red hair, and the longer it gets, the stronger he becomes. He even has a posse of super friends with wild hair of their own. Our hero is unstoppable–until the day he’s dragged to the super evil villain’s lair and robbed of his powers. How will he face his friends? Will he ever regain his super hero-ness? A girl who has been watching all along offers the gang a chance to save the day and get their groove back. With bold images that burst with energy from white backgrounds and narration as earnest as Superman himself, SUPER HAIR-O AND THE BARBER OF DOOM is a feel-good and funny book for emergent comic book fans and parents who grew up on them.

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Gina—The Girl Who Broke the World
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Hundreds of years ago, MAGIC disappeared from Earth. At least…UNTIL NOW. Because suddenly, giant magical beings are appearing and only GINA can see them. Not to mention, Gina can somehow do magic herself. Magic is powerful. But it can also be DANGEROUS. With DJ and HILO’s help, can Gina figure out how to protect the magical beings from the creatures who are after them? AND how to use her magic to become who she was always meant to be? And can she do it WITHOUT putting the entire PLANET in JEOPARDY?! Find out in Hilo 7–a laugh-out-loud, action packed adventure filled with epic battles! friendship! annoying older brothers! annoying older sisters! good guys! bad guys! inappropriate jokes! mangoes! magic! and much, much more!

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Bug Girl: Fury on the Dance Floor
Written by Benjamin Harper and Sarah Hines Stephens & illustrated by Anoosha Syed
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Recommend Ages: 8-12

In the sequel to “Bug Girl, “ two girls with superpowers must defend their town when a villain unleashes her fury at the school dance. This funny and action-packed superhero story is filled with illustrations and sidebars featuring real bug facts.

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  1. The Prisoner of Cell 25 - The electrifying #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestselling first installment of the action-packed<i> </i>Michael Vey series from author Richard Paul Evans. <p/>My name is Michael Vey, and the story I’m about to tell you is strange. Very strange. It’s my story. <p/>To everyone at Meridian High School, Michael Vey is an ordinary fourteen-year-old. In fact, the only thing that seems to set him apart is the fact that he has Tourette’s syndrome. But Michael is anything but ordinary. Michael has special powers. Electric powers. <p/>Michael thinks he’s unique until he discovers that a cheerleader named Taylor also has special powers. With the help of Michael’s friend, Ostin, the three of them set out to discover how Michael and Taylor ended up this way, but their investigation brings them to the attention of a powerful group who wants to control the electric children - and through them the world. Michael will have to rely on his wits, powers, and friends if he’s to survive.

  2. First Day of Groot! - You’ll find adventure at every turn. Now, come on, quick-it’s time to learn! Just like the rest of us, Groot’s learning that there’s a first time (and a first day!) for everything. Follow Rocket and Groot as they set off across the galaxy learning new lessons, developing new skills, and making new memories with friends along the way. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 17.1px; font: 13.0px Helvetica; color: #000000}p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 13.1px; font: 13.0px Helvetica; color: #000000} With so many new experiences on the horizon, Groot’s sure to have a first day rooted in spectacular fun, heroics, and everything in between. Don’t be late for this thrilling adventure with the mightiest heroes from Earth and beyond! Told in rhyme and accompanied by colorful and action-packed illustrations, First Day of Groot! is the perfect story to help little learners get excited about first-time experiences.

  3. Mia Mayhem Learns To Fly! - In this second adventure of the brand-new Mia Mayhem chapter book series, Mia learns to fly! When Mia gets placed in a beginner’s flying class with kindergarteners, she struggles and is ready to give up! But luckily, with help from her best friend, Eddie, and the superschool’s most talented flier, Mia finally learns how to get off the ground. With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Mia Mayhem chapter books are perfect for emerging readers.

  4. Juniper Jupiter - Juniper Jupiter is a real life superhero. It’s no big deal. She’s super brave, super fast, super strong, super smart, and she can even fly, but something is missing. What is a hero without an amazing sidekick? It turns out that lots of people want to be a superhero’s sidekick, but none of them are quite right. They’re too big, too scratchy, too weird, too scared, or WAY too prepared . . . will Juniper ever find the perfect one? This is a fun and feisty story about friendship and learning to value what you already have.

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Super Spooked
Written by Gina Bellisario & illustrated by Jessika von Innerebner
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Recommend Ages: 7-8

Although she has battled supervillains, Ellie has recently become scared of the dark, so when she is invited to a Halloween sleepover at her best friend’s house she is apprehensive–but when the villainous Fairy Frightmare sprinkles the girls with bad dream dust, trapping them all inside their nightmares, Ellie must squash her own fears to rescue her friends.

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Camp Hero Double Trouble
Written by Gina Bellisario & illustrated by Jessika von Innerebner
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Recommend Ages: 7-8

Ellie is excited to go to Camp Hero, where the motto is: Where Super Friendships are Made! But when Ellie’s cabinmates, superhero twins Mona and Leona, give her the cold shoulder, Ellie decides to use her parents’ latest invention to get them to like her. The invention works too well, and the twins start fighting over Ellie! Can Ellie stop their double trouble and find out why they weren’t friendly to her in the first place?

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Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers: Color Edition
Written & illustrated by Dav Pilkey
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Recommend Ages: 7-18

When we last saw George and Harold, they were headed to jail for the rest of their lives. What could be worse? How about being pulled from prison by a time-traveling tyrant named Tippy Tinkletrousers?!!? Now the boys are taking a trip back in time to the carefree days of kindergarten, when the scariest thing they had to face was not evil mad scientists or alien cafeteria ladies but a sixth-grade bully named Kipper Krupp, the nephew of their clueless school principal. And because George and Harold don’t invent Captain Underpants until they’re in fourth grade, the clever kindergartners are on their own. Will their brains be enough to beat the bully?!!?

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  1. Super Awful Superheroes of Classroom 13 - As heard by kids everywhere on the Echo Dot Kids Edition, the Classroom 13 books are a hilarious new chapter book series-perfect for reluctant readers and fans of Roald Dahl, Captain Underpants, and Sideways Stories from Wayside School.

  2. Family Is a Superpower - BATMAN, SUPERMAN, and WONDER WOMAN have many extraordinary abilities, but their greatest superpower of all? Family! In this new addition to the bestselling DC Super Heroes Picture Book series, the diverse family structures of the World’s Greatest Heroes mirror the lives of real-life children and their equally diverse families. Along with bright, bold illustrations and poetically spare text, award-winning author Michael Dahl (Bedtime for Batman, Good Morning, Superman, and Be a Star, Wonder Woman) makes all families no matter how big or how small, feel SUPER!

  3. In The Trenches - Two ordinary objects turned a pair of brothers into superheroes. Now they must fight the evil Trench right in their own neighborhood. When Tuck and Hudson return from their first adventure as the superheroes Stretch and Brella, they’re still reeling from the shock of their newfound powers. But there’s no time to slow down. Trench, a supervillain whose powers came from the very same garage sale where Tuck and Hudson found their magic scarves and umbrella, lives around the corner—and he’s out to get the brother superhero duo. With help from their squirrel companion, Steen, and another newly minted superhero, a neighborhood girl named Elvira, the brothers keep fighting the good fight, with plenty of action and adventure along the way.

  4. I Am a Super Girl! - Princess Truly to the rescue!

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Epic Zero 6: Tales of a Major Meta Disaster
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Recommend Ages: 9-12

Book 6 in the bestselling, award-winning Epic Zero series!
*Over 2,000 five-star series reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.

Elliott Harkness is always (kind of) ready to answer the call for justice. That is, until a new law is passed where all Meta heroes are required to surrender themselves to the government. But when the Freedom Force resists and gets captured by the military, Elliott is the Metas' only hope!

Elliott visits the White House to get the law reversed and discovers a sinister secret that changes everything. The shape-shifting Skelton have been on Earth for years, and they've infiltrated the highest ranks of the government! But they aren't the only ones trying to take over the planet. The dreaded Krule the Conqueror has captured the Skelton Homeworld, and now he's headed straight for Earth!

With the fate of the human race at stake, will Elliott become the epic hero he's always wanted to be-or will he always be just an Epic Zero?

Epic Zero 6 is the sixth book in the hilarious, action-packed series that will entertain kids, middle school students, and adults. Epic Zero 6 includes 16 illustrated character profiles and a full glossary of superpowers.

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Epic Zero 4: Tales of a Total Waste of Time
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Recommend Ages: 9-12

Book 4 in the bestselling, award-winning Epic Zero series!
*Over 2,000 five-star series reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.

Elliott Harkness thinks he has it all figured out. He's (sort of) in control of his powers and finally living the superhero life. But after a not-so-heroic encounter with a time-traveling crook, Elliott wakes up one morning to discover everyone in his life is gone... and he might be next!

Elliott realizes the time-trotting trouble-maker has traveled into the past and changed everything! In order to fix his reality, Elliott must follow him. However, he can't mess with history or reveal his true identity, otherwise he might set off a chain reaction that alters his present forever! But his own existence is up for grabs when he meets his parents as young adults, and they hate each other! And that's not all! A mysterious villain is searching for a powerful cosmic object that threatens the universe, and it may be buried in the past!

With the fate of the present riding on fixing the past, will Elliott become the epic hero he's always wanted to be-or will he always be just an Epic Zero?

Epic Zero 4 is the fourth book in the hilarious, action-packed series that will entertain kids, middle school students, and adults. Epic Zero 4 includes 16 illustrated character profiles and a full glossary of superpowers.

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Epic Zero 5: Tales of an Unlikely Kid Outlaw
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Recommend Ages: 9-12

Book 5 in the bestselling, award-winning Epic Zero series!
*Over 2,000 five-star series reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.

Elliott Harkness still has lots to learn. After all, not everyone loves superheroes. And when Elliott accidentally damages Keystone City's subway system while stopping a pair of dangerous villains, he's suddenly labeled as a menace to society!

Elliott is scheduled to appear on national television to explain what happened, but before he can defend himself, he's arrested by a squad of Intergalactic Paladins and brought before a council of aliens who believe Elliott is responsible for the escape of the dreaded Krule the Conqueror! If Elliott can't prove his innocence, he'll be banished into the 13th Dimension forever! And if that's not frightening enough, Elliott learns his friend Wind Walker is trapped inside the 13th Dimension, and only Elliott can save him!

With his freedom hanging in the balance, will Elliott become the epic hero he's always wanted to be-or will he always be just an Epic Zero?

Epic Zero 5 is the fifth book in the hilarious, action-packed series that will entertain kids, middle school students, and adults. Epic Zero 5 includes 16 illustrated character profiles and a full glossary of superpowers.

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  1. Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes - Since becoming Kid Normal, Murph Cooper and the Super Zeroes – fellow students with arguably less-than-useful talents like the ability to conjure tiny horses from thin air – have been catching bad guys all over the place. But being a hero isn’t easy, especially when you can’t tell anyone about your epic adventures and your classmates still don’t believe you’ve got what it takes. And then, far away in a top-secret prison, the world’s most feared supervillain breaks his thirty-year silence. His first words? “Bring Kid Normal to me!” This supervillain was responsible for stealing the powers from some of the greatest Heroes Alliance members of all time. Does Murph have what it takes to bring him down? With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this laugh-out-loud story proves that heroes come in all shapes and sizes.

  2. Nine Marvel Super Hero Tales - Nine Little Golden Books starring everyone's favorite Marvel super heroes in one hardcover collection!

  3. Captain Awesome Meets Super Dude! - Captain Awesome gets to meet his idol in this super special seventeenth adventure of the Sunnyview Superhero Squad! In this super special, Captain Awesome encounters his biggest villain yet! But just when all might be lost, someone lends a hand. And not just a regular hand. A super hand. Because it’s Super Dude! This super special is 160 pages packed with action! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Captain Awesome chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!

  4. Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian - A super-secret operative saves the world from a diabolical threat through her ability to brandish just the right book at just the right time in this delightfully silly superhero tale illustated by Eisner Award-winner and Caldecott Honoree Vera Brosgol. When an evil genius has a diabolical plan to destroy every book on the planet, who has the tome-toting page power to thwart his dastardly scheme? Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian! She’s got the gadgets. She’s got the disguises. And she’s always got the right book at the right time. It’s a good thing, too, because Lyric McKerrigan is the world’s last hope! Jacob Sager Weinstein and Vera Brosgol introduce a smart and crafty heroine who is part comic-book hero, part reader extraordinaire, and wholly awesome.

Books About Superheroes and Parents

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Max and the Superheroes
Written by Rocio Bonilla & illustrated by Oriol Malet
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

Max is crazy about superheroes, like all his friends, but the one he loves most is Megapower–especially when she turns into his Mommy and gives him a goodnight kiss.

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Superhero Dad
Written by Timothy Knapman & illustrated by Joe Berger
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Recommend Ages: 2-5

“Blazing with energy and saturated with love.” – Booklist Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his underwear outside his pants, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super-funny jokes, and he can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime! This vibrant, humorous, and warmhearted celebration of all the incredible things a dad can do is a fun tribute to the specialness of dads (and their superhero children!).

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How to Be a Supervillain: Bad Guys Finish First
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Victor Spoil realizes he's not cut out for life as a supervillain and instead decides to be...a librarian. Little does he know that librarians are a kick-butt secret society who will stop at nothing to control---and shush---the world!
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  1. Superhero Mom - All moms are amazing, and the mom in this story is no exception. She doesn’t wear a cape or fly around, but she runs for the bus so fast it feels like flying; uses her superstrength to carry her daughter’s boots, coat, bag, and scooter; and can make bumps and bruises better with just a kiss. Maybe moms really do have superpowers!

  2. How to Be a Supervillain - In this rollicking middle-grade adventure and national bestseller, Michael Fry's witty text and hysterical artwork combines superhero action with classic fish-out-of-water humor.

  3. Hero Dad - Some superheroes wear rocket-propelled boots, drive super-powered cars and have X-ray vision. But other superheroes wear army boots, drive tanks, and go away for long trips to make the world a safer place. It's a tough job, but that's what superheroes have to do. With Melinda Hardin's simple text and with Bryan Langdo's endearing watercolor-and-pencil illustrations, Hero Dad makes a difficult and tender subject more accessible to children with parents serving far from home.

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Books About Superheroes and Video Games

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Super Rabbit Boy's Time Jump!
Written & illustrated by Thomas Flintham
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Recommend Ages: 5-7
Super Rabbit Boy must travel back in time to stop King Viking!
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Super Rabbit Boy Blasts Off!
Written by Thomas Flintham
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Recommend Ages: 5-7

Pick a book. Grow a Reader! <p/>This series is part of Scholastic’s early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! <p/>Help! Meanie King Viking is causing trouble in space! Super Rabbit Boy knows he can stop him. But can he fly a wobbly Level 1 rocketship, stop an army of space robots, and find King Viking? This latest <b>Press Start!</b> adventure is simply <b>out of this world</b>! <p/>With full-color art by Thomas Flintham!

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Super Side-Quest Test!: A Branches Book (Press Start! #6), Volume 6
Written & illustrated by Thomas Flintham
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Recommend Ages: 5-7
Super Rabbit Boy is put to the test in the most exciting quest yet!
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  1. Super Rabbit All-Stars!: A Branches Book (Press Start! #8), Volume 8 - Super Rabbit Boy is competing in the All-Star Games Tournament!

  2. Super Rabbit Boy vs. Super Rabbit Boss - The world has flipped upside-down and everything good is now bad! This can only mean trouble for Super Rabbit Boy!

  3. Robo-Rabbit Boy, Go!: A Branches Book (Press Start! #7), Volume 7 - When hero Super Rabbit Boy disappears, it's up to Robo-Rabbit Boy to power up and save the day!

  4. Super Rabbit Racers! - Rev up those engines as Super Rabbit Boy, King Viking, and more favorite characters go head-to-head in an epic race that's wheelie fun!

Books About Superheroes and Cats

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Doodle Cat Wears a Cape
Written by Kat Patrick & illustrated by Lauren Farrell
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Recommend Ages: 3-6

He can perform all kinds of superhero acts, like catching humans when they fall from trees and firing furballs at top speed. But will Doodle Cat’s superpowers work when his friend is sad? Maybe he’ll have to try something new.

Filled with Doodle Cat’s signature exuberance and joy…

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Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls
Written & illustrated by Dav Pilkey
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Recommend Ages: 7-10

The Supa Buddies have been working hard to help Dog Man overcome his bad habits. But when his obsessions turn to fears, Dog Man finds himself the target of an all-new supervillain! Meanwhile, Petey the Cat has been released from jail and starts a new life with Li’l Petey. But when Petey’s own father arrives, Petey must face his past to understand the difference between being good and doing good.

Dav Pilkey’s wildly popular Dog Man series appeals to readers of all ages and explores universally positive themes, including empathy, kindness, persistence, and the importance of being true to one’s self.

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Super Turbo Meets the Cat-Nappers
Written by Lee Kirby & illustrated by George O’Connor
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Recommend Ages: 5-9

In the seventh Super Turbo book, visiting a student’s home sounds harmless…until Super Turbo meets the Cat-Nappers! As the class pet hamster, Turbo is simply delighted to learn that he’ll be going home with a new student each week. He loves his second-grade students! But his delight disappears when he arrives at the first student’s home. That’s because a bunch of lazy, napping cats turn out to be the dreaded Cat-Nappers! With easy-to-read language, illustrations, and comic panels on almost every page, the Super Turbo chapter books are perfect for emerging readers!

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  1. Captain Awesome and the New Kid - Captain Awesome and Nacho Cheese Man must decide if new student Sally Williams is friend or foe in this third Captain Awesome story. MI-TEE!</b> <p/>Captain Awesome and Nacho Cheese Man are up to their old tricks…saving the universe through the defeat of one bad guy at a time. From Mr. Drools to Dr. Spinach, evil doesn’t stand a chance in Sunnyview! But when a new student named Sally Williams joins Ms. Beasley’s class, the boys wonder if she is friend or foe. Eugene also contemplates inviting a new feline friend to join the Squad… much to Turbo’s disapproval.<br> With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Captain Awesome chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!

  2. Kitty and the Sky Garden Adventure - A magical adventure by the light of the moon . . . This chapter book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8 who are ready to read independently. It's a fun way to keep your child engaged and as a supplement for activity books for children.

  3. Kitty and the Treetop Chase -

  4. Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue - Girl by day. Cat by night. Ready for an adventure. Kitty and the Moonlight Rescue is the first book in a chapter book series about Kitty and her superhero adventures. This chapter book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8 who are ready to read independently. It's a fun way to keep your child engaged and as a supplement for activity books for children.

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Super Rabbit Boy Powers Up!
Written by Thomas Flintham
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Recommend Ages: 5-7

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!<br></br><br></br>This series is part of Scholastic’s early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!<br></br><br></br>Baddie King Viking is tired of always losing to hero Super Rabbit Boy. So he’s gone to the Secret Lands to search for the legendary <b>Super Power Up</b>, which has powers even Super Rabbit Boy won’t be able to defeat. But Super Rabbit Boy is determined to stop King Viking. Can he navigate through the Secret Lands, locate the hidden dungeon, defeat the mini bosses, and claim the legendary Super Power Up before King Viking does it first? With danger everywhere, this may be the most difficult quest yet for Super Rabbit Boy.<br></br><br></br>With full-color art on every page by Thomas Flintham!

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Bad Guys in Superbad (the Bad Guys #8), Volume 8
Written by Aaron Blabey
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Recommend Ages: 7-10
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!
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Bad Guys in Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!: Special Edition (the Bad Guys #7), Volume 7 (Special)
Written by Aaron Blabey
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SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!
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  1. Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy! - Super Rabbit Boy is the strongest, bravest, fastest animal in all the land. . .and he's also the star in a video game!

  2. Emergency Kittens! - Got a problem? Having a tough day? Maybe you need . . .EMERGENCY KITTENS!!!!! Who needs boring ol’ superheroes who leap giant buildings and run faster than locomotives when your day can be saved by the cuddly, super-cute, full-on feline charm of Mimi, Twee-Twee, and Adorbs, aka EMERGENCY KITTENS!!! Meet the EMERGENCY KITTENS, a trio of furry, gentle superheroes who come to the rescue with their incredible cuteness when the going gets tough. When bullies steal Sheldon’s ball in the playground, a pack of your usual, everyday, human caped crusaders leaps to the rescue. But when their showy feats of strength and agility fail to impress, some real heroes step in to save the day: EMERGENCY KITTENS!!! With their unending cuteness and unforgivably adorable purrs, this mighty trio of fluffy goodness turns any sticky situation into one of pure cuddles. Pages of silly, good-natured giggles await any kid who loves superheroes, cats, or really funny read-alouds. And parents and teachers will like the gentle way this story subtly teaches that kindness and cuddles can often solve a problem that strength and muscle cannot. And reviewers love the EMERGENCY KITTENS! “These kitties will win hearts with a glossy-eyed glance.”–Kirkus “radiant preciousness. . . . Even hardened skeptics will fall to helpless babbling at each glimpse of the fuzzy felines gamboling through Mottram’s bright suburban scenes.”–Booklist “A winning, child-pleasing combo: superheroes and fuzzy kittens. In this Batman-meets-Fluffy tale of rescue, the Emergency Kittens bound off the page and come out victorious.”–BookPage

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Shortcuts
Written by Amy Bearce
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Recommend Ages: 9-12

Parker Mills has it all. She’s the two-time winner of the Miss Divine Pecan Pageant, head of the eighth grade dance committee, and a secret psychic empath. Since she absorbs any strong emotion around her, Parker has committed herself to finding shortcuts to happiness. Whether acting as a tutor, a coach, or a matchmaker, Parker knows that when others are happy, she’s happy. Granted, all that fixing other people’s drama means her own crush has no idea how she feels, but it’s still a win-win as long as her psychic methods remain a secret. At least, that was how it always worked before Mia came to town. With her mysterious past and dark cloud of depression, Mia’s moods threaten to rain on Parker’s happiness parade. After Parker’s usual shortcuts fail–even after bringing gorgeous Josh on the scene–she is forced to kick things up a notch, or two. But when Parker’s psychic powers go haywire, dangerous secrets begin to unrave …starting with her own.

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Yasmin the Superhero
Written by Saadia Faruqi & illustrated by Hatem Aly
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Recommend Ages: 5-8

Yasmin gathers a cape and mask and sets out to find a villain to defeat with her “super powers”–however there are no villains hiding on her block, just neighbors who need a little help.

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Freddie Ramos Stomps the Snow
Written by Jacqueline Jules & illustrated by Miguel Benitez
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Recommend Ages: 7-10

When a freak spring blizzard buries Starwood Park, Freddie works with Mr. Vaslov to clear the sidewalks using a new invention—Zapato Power snowshoes! But not even the snow can stop a thief from causing trouble in the neighborhood. Can Freddie solve the case, even if it means helping Erika, the Starwood Park bully?

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  1. Bug Girl - Sarah Hines Stephens and Benjamin Harper’s Bug Girl is a funny and action-packed middle-grade superhero adventure with a beautifully designed two color interior and sidebars featuring real bug facts! Amanda Price adores all things bug-related—from spiders to mantises—like, seriously loves them. Unfortunately most of her fellow sixth-graders do not share her invertebrate obsession. They’re grossed out by it. Especially Amanda’s ex-best friend, Emily, who thinks Amanda is creepy weird. But when mysterious invaders menace the town of Oyster Cove and take both Amanda and Emily’s mothers captive, Amanda unexpectedly develops amazing insectile powers! Newly equipped with antennae and a glistening exoskeleton she uncovers a secret that changes everything. Now Amanda has to act fast or her town and her mom are doomed! There’s just one complication…she needs Emily’s help. Suddenly Amanda’s worst enemy becomes her best ally, but working together may be even harder than saving their town from being squashed like a . . . well . . . BUG GIRL. She’s got the buzz. An Imprint Book “Bearing all the campy hallmarks and high drama of a classic superhero romp, this entertaining . . . tale also features interesting entomological tidbits throughout.” —Kirkus Reviews

  2. Freddie Ramos Springs Into Action - Freddie has shoes that give him super speed. It’s hard to be a superhero and a regular kid at the same time, especially when your shoes give you even more power! Freddie needs an on/off switch for his super speed, so Mr. Vaslov, who created the shoes, decides to invent a remote control, but he gets more than he planned. When his young neighbor’s ball goes missing, Freddie uses his new powers to find it…and Mr. Vaslov!

  3. Freddie Ramos Zooms to the Rescue - A very unusual squirrel is spotted in and around Starwood Elementary School, and when Freddie uses his Zapato Power to chase it, he finds more than one opportunity to be a hero.

  4. 3 Super Hero Tales (DC Super Friends) - The origin stories of Superman , Wonder Woman , and Supergirl are featured in this action-packed DC Super Friends treasury. With a padded cover and study board pages, this book is the perfect way to introduce toddlers to the World s Greatest Super Heroes!

Books About Superheroes and Royalty

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The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare
Written by Shannon Hale & illustrated by LeUyen Pham
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

Princess Magnolia is excited. Excited and nervous. She’s going to the Interkingdom Science Fair today to present her poster about seeds and plants, and when she arrives, she sees that her friends are there too! Princess Honeysuckle made a mole habitat, Princess Sneezewort has built a blanket fort, and Tommy Wigtower has a talking volcano that’s saying “EAAAAT!” Wait, what? A surprise goo monster makes this a job for the Princess in Black, and the Princess in Blankets is on the scene to lend a hand. But will two masked heroes be enough to save the science fair? A little scientific problem-solving—and a lot of princess power—will make the sixth entry in the New York Times bestselling series a smash hit.

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Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle
Written by Dean Hale and Shannon Hale & illustrated by LeUyen Pham
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Something smells like trouble! Can five princess heroes and one Goat Avenger pool their talents to vanquish a monstrous stink?
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The Princess in Black and the Mysterious Playdate
Written by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale & illustrated by LeUyen Pham
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

The Princess in Black investigates when a monster disrupts her playdate with Princess Sneezewort, but she’ll need the help of her friend to catch the shapeshifting creature.

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  1. The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem - With a noisy giant crashing around the kingdom, the Princess in Black uses the Sparkle Signal to call ALL her heroic friends together--for the biggest adventure yet.

  2. Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare - It's mayhem at the science fair! A squishy goo monster is a challenge for the Princess in Black -- but luckily some science-loving princesses are on hand to help.

  3. The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation - For a monster-battling princess a peaceful time away is hard to find. After all, the Goat Avenger, a new hero who looks oddly familiar, has offered to protect the goats while she takes a much needed break. The very next day Princess Magnolia rides her bicycle to the seaside, where the air is salty, the sun is shiny, and the sea is as blue as monster fur. But just as Princess Magnolia is about to take a nap on her hammock, she hears a “ROAR!” Seriously? A monster? On the perfect beach? Impossible! Could a sea monster really ruin this vacation for the Princess in Black?

  4. The Princess in Black - Who says princesses don't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black!

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Mightier Than the Sword
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Recommend Ages: 8-12

Wildly funny and inventive, this interactive book pulls you, the reader, into the action. Yes, YOU! You wake up in the fictional land of Astorya, where stories from our world come to life. You’re a real human being (we assume), and in this fictional world, that makes you a superhero. Armed with your trusty pencil you have the power to create: what you write, draw, or scribble in the book becomes part of the story! Only you can rescue Prince S. from the evil Queen Rulette. Aided by the Couriers–a French stoat with dangerous dance moves, a giant dung beetle, a fire ninja, a Pegasus-centaur-cowgirl and a super-intelligent femalien chameleon–you must write, draw, and puzzle your way through a hilarious adventure that is unique to every reader! And most importantly, you must prove that the pencil is mightier than the sword.

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Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers
Written & illustrated by Dav Pilkey
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Recommend Ages: 7-18

When we last saw our heroes, George and Harold, they had been turned into evil zombie nerds doomed to roam a devastated, postapocalyptic planet for all eternity. But why, you might ask, didn’t the amazing Captain Underpants save the boys from this frightening fate? Because Tippy Tinkletrousers and his time-traveling hijinks prevented George and Harold from creating Captain Underpants in the first place! Now, having changed the course of human history forever, they’ll have to figure out a way to CHANGE IT BACK!

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Kid Normal
Written by Greg James and Chris Smith
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Recommend Ages: 8-12

When Murph Cooper begins his new school several weeks into the year, he can’t help but feel a bit out of his depth. And it’s not because he’s worried about where to sit, making friends, and fitting in. It’s because his mom has accidentally enrolled him at a school for superheroes. And unlike his fellow students, who can control the weather or fly or conjure tiny horses from thin air, Murph has no special abilities whatsoever. But Murph’s totally normal abilities might just be what the world needs. Because not far away is a great big bad guy who is half man and half wasp, and his mind is abuzz with evil plans . . . and when he comes after the best and the brightest, it’s up to Murph to be the real hero. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this laugh-out-loud story proves that heroes come in all shapes and sizes.

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  1. Into the Night to Save the Day! - Go into the night to save the day with Catboy, Owlette, and Gekko in this 8x8 storybook based on PJ Masks, the hit preschool series airing on Disney Junior! It’s a Cat-astrophe! When Romeo kidnaps Amaya and Greg and steals their pajamas, it’s up to Catboy to save his friends! But can Catboy do it on his own, or will it take teamwork to save the day? PJ Masks © Frog Box / Entertainment One UK Limited / Walt Disney EMEA Productions Limited 2014

  2. The Recess Bully - The new student in Harry’s second grade class is ruining recess by being a bully–can one of Harry’s superhero inventions help him befriend the bully and save recess?

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Marvel Alphablock: The Marvel Cinematic Universe from A to Z
Written by & illustrated by Peskimo
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Recommend Ages: 2-5

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is rich with content, from its highly original characters to its stunning locations. This new title in the Abrams Block Book series features thrilling scenes and fascinating characters from A to Z, perfect for the youngest fan as well as seasoned collectors. As in previous Block Book titles, <i>Marvel Alphablock </i>includes die-cut pages and the stylish art of British design team Peskimo. Each spread highlights important characters every fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe should know–from Black Panther to Iron Man to Scarlet Witch. <br />

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Teen Titans Go! (TM): Ninja Party!
Written & illustrated by Jonathan Evans
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

The Teen Titans are on a mission to train Beast Boy in the ways of the mysterious (and totally stealthy) ninjas! As one of the loudest Titans, he’s going to have his work cut out for him. Does he have what it takes to replace Robin as the Ninja Master? Passport to Reading Level 2 TM & © DC Comics. (s17

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Night Night, Groot
Written by Brendan Deneen & illustrated by Cale Atkinson
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It's been a long day for baby Groot and he's ready to be tucked in for bed.

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  1. Aw Yeah Titans! - These all ages tales from the DC Universe, beautifully written and illustrated by the award-winning team of Art Baltazar and Franco, will entertain new readers and seasoned fans of comics.

  2. Lego DC Universe Super Heroes Phonics Boxed Set - Phonics comes to life with LEGO (R) DC Super Heroes (TM) SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN, and more!

  3. Hulk: This Is Hulk - Go on an adventure with the Avenger’s strongest hero, Hulk! <p> Leveled Readers is an imprint of Spotlight, a division of ABDO.

  4. Dear Justice League - Hello! Justice League here. Ask us anything!

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Super Turbo and the Fire-Breathing Dragon
Written by Lee Kirby & illustrated by George O’Connor
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Recommend Ages: 5-9

In the fifth, Super Turbo book, there’s a new animal in school and the class pets are convinced she’s a fire-breathing dragon!

You know Turbo as the hamster sidekick from the Captain Awesome books. But ever wonder what actually goes on when the last school bell rings and Turbo is left to his own devices? He’s SUPER TURBO and he’s here to fight evil in and out of the classroom!

There’s a new class pet at Sunnyview Elementary. And since all the students seem so excited about this new pet, Turbo can’t wait to meet her. Until he realizes that she’s a fire-breathing dragon! Now the Superpet Superhero League must figure out what this new pet is really doing in the school. And if she’s evil…can the superpets stop her?

With easy-to-read language, illustrations, and comic panels on almost every page, the Super Turbo chapter books are perfect for emerging readers!

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Super Turbo Gets Caught, Volume 8
Written by Lee Kirby & illustrated by George O’Connor
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Turbo finds himself trapped--in a mousetrap--in the eighth Super Turbo book!
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Super Turbo Vs. Wonder Pig
Written by Lee Kirby & illustrated by George O’Connor
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Recommend Ages: 5-9

“When Wonder Pig starts to act strange, Super Turbo gets suspicious. Is it possible that the superhero guinea pig is actually working undercover for the evil rat Whiskerface?”–

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  1. Super Turbo vs. the Flying Ninja Squirrels, Volume 2 - He’s not just the class pet hamster, he’s SUPER TURBO! In this second book, Super Turbo battles flying ninja squirrels who threaten to take over the school! <p/>You know Turbo as the crime-fighting hamster from the Captain Awesome books. But ever wonder what actually goes on when the last school bell rings and Turbo is left to his own devices? After all, what do you think your class pets do all day? You think they sleep, eat, and wait for you to play with them? Well, think again, because Turbo isn’t just any hamster. He’s SUPER TURBO and he’s here to fight evil in and out of the classroom! Along with his superpet companions, Turbo battles everyday evils at Sunnyview Elementary, such as flying ninja squirrels, a gang of evil rats, giant Eraser Dude, and more! <p/>In this second book, Turbo and the Superpet Superhero League think they can lay low for a little while since they defeated Whiskerface and his rat pack…but they’re wrong! When something goes flying across Classroom C while Turbo is jogging on his wheel, he speeds up that jog and springs into action. Because it’s not just <i>something</i> flying across his classroom. It’s an evil flying ninja squirrel determined to take over the school with his pals. The Superpet Superhero League must stop them! <p/>With easy-to-read language, illustrations, and comic panels on almost every page, the Super Turbo chapter books are perfect for emerging readers!

  2. Captain Awesome to the Rescue! - Bad guys beware! Eugene McGillicudy just happens to be the most awesome superhero of all time…Captain Awesome. MI-TEE!</b> <p/><b>Now readers between the ages of five and seven can read chapter books tailor-made for a younger level of reading comprehension. Heavily illustrated with large type, Little Simon’s young chapter books let young readers feel like they are reading a “grown-up” format with subject, text, and illustrations geared specifically for their own age groups! <p/></b>Eight-year-old Eugene McGillicudy is an imaginative boy who loves comic books and superheroes. Eugene also has his very own supersecret superhero alter ego named Captain Awesome. <b>MI-TEE! <p/></b>When the McGillicudy family relocates to a new town called Sunnyview, Eugene starts a new school, finds a best friend, and even finds time to defend his toys from his two-year-old little sister, Molly! Luckily for Sunnyview, Captain Awesome is there to protect the town (and the <i>universe</i>) from a hilarious cast of comical “bad guys.” <p/>With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Captain Awesome chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.

  3. Super Turbo vs. the Pencil Pointer, Volume 3 - He’s not just the class pet hamster, he’s SUPER TURBO! Super Turbo battles the evil Pencil Pointer in this third book of the Super Turbo chapter book series. <p/>You know Turbo as the hamster sidekick from the Captain Awesome books. But ever wonder what actually goes on when the last school bell rings and Turbo is left to his own devices? He’s SUPER TURBO and he’s here to fight evil in and out of the classroom! <p/>In this third book, there’s a new villain in the classroom. He’s big, he’s shiny, and he can sharpen a pencil like Super Turbo has never seen. And he stares at Turbo. All. Day. Long. But just when Turbo begins to think that the Pencil Pointer might not be that evil…the villain starts spewing pencil shavings! If he keeps at it, Turbo’s hamster home will be destroyed. Then Turbo learns that evil isn’t only trying to take over his classroom. The rest of the classroom pets are battling their own Pencil Pointers! Can the Superhero Superpet League stop the Pencil Pointers and save the school–and themselves? <p/>With easy-to-read language, illustrations, and comic panels on almost every page, the Super Turbo chapter books are perfect for emerging readers!

  4. Super Turbo Saves the Day! - He’s not just the class pet hamster, he’s SUPER TURBO! In this brand-new series that’s packed with adventure, Captain Awesome’s loyal sidekick is the star of the show! <p/>You know Turbo as the crime-fighting hamster from the Captain Awesome books. But ever wonder what actually goes on when the last school bell rings and Turbo is left to his own devices? After all, what do you think your class pets do all day? You think they sleep, eat, and wait for you to play with them? Well, think again, because Turbo isn’t just any hamster. He’s SUPER TURBO and he’s here to fight evil in and out of the classroom! Along with his superpet companions, Turbo battles everyday evils at Sunnyview Elementary, such as flying ninja squirrels, a gang of evil rats, giant Eraser Dude, and more! <p/>In this first book, Turbo realizes that he’s not the only superpet in town (or in school). As he meets fellow superpets, such as Angelina the guinea pig (a.k.a. Wonder Pig) and Frank the rabbit (a.k.a. Boss Bunny), he also encounters a super VILLAIN: a rat who goes by the name of Whiskerface. Can Turbo and the Superpet Superhero League save the school from Whiskerface and his rat pack? <p/>With easy-to-read language, illustrations, and comic panels on almost every page, the Super Turbo chapter books are perfect for emerging readers!

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Peter Powers and the Sinister Snowman Showdown
Written by Kent Clark and Brandon T Snider & illustrated by Dave Bardin
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Recommend Ages: 6-10

Everyone in Peter Powers’s family has super awesome superpowers—except Peter. All he can do is make ice cubes and freeze stuff. But it’s his favorite time of year, so who cares?! There’s nothing like the holidays to put people in a good mood! But after Mr. Powers vanishes without a trace, other things in Boulder City start to disappear too. Now, it’s up to Peter and his best friends, Chloe and Sandro, to search out who has a sinister heart of ice. Can the trio face the army of snowmen alone, or will the holidays be ruined for everyone? This title is the fifth chapter book in a new series of exciting stories about a young boy who has some rather crummy superpowers. Each story is full of humor, action, and fun, but the charm can be found in the heartfelt message about the power of family, friends, and having confidence

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Batman: Li'l Gotham, Volume 1
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These gorgeously drawn and painted all-ages tales feature all of your favorite Gotham City characters: Batman, Robin, Nightwing, Catwoman, The Joker, The Penguin and many others! <p/>First up, Robin needs Batman’s help to learn the true meaning of Halloween. Then, on Thanksgiving, Batman and Robin join the families of Gotham City around the table for a holiday feast–and birds of a feather flock together to stage a march against the city…led by The Penguin! As Christmas time approaches, the search for a missing holiday choir leads Batman and Nightwing into a confrontation with Mr. Freeze! But in this heartfelt Christmas tale, the frozen fiend’s motives aren’t as nefarious as they seem…<br>And on a festive New Year’s Eve, Catwoman thinks she’ll be spending a quiet night at home, contemplating her New Year’s resolutions–until Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn show up, that is! <p/>This volume collects stories from Detective Comics Annual #11, Batman Annual #27, Batman: Li’l Gotham Digital chapters 1-11.

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The Superhero Project
Written by Rachel Ruiz & illustrated by Steve May
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Recommend Ages: 5-7

Second-grader Harry, who loves superheroes and thinks he knows all about them, misunderstands a school assignment and presents a new a superhero invention to his class.

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  1. Snow Day for Groot! - The third book in the hit Rocket and Groot picture book series, following up to Night Night, Groot and First Day of Groot!Arrive in New York on the first day of snow.As the sun hits the city, it practically glows.
    Best pals Rocket and Groot have the day off from guarding the galaxy, so they’re heading to the Big Apple! Spider-Man is waiting to show them the city-which just so happens to be covered in glittering snow. The three pals swing through the boroughs enjoying famous NYC winter activities, from sledding in Central Park to ice skating at Rockefeller Center. This is one snowy adventure you don’t want to miss!

  2. Gekko Saves Christmas - Gekko must learn how to ride Luna Girl’s Luna Board so he can save Christmas in this sweet board book based on PJ Masks, the hit preschool series airing on Disney Junior! A perfect stocking stuffer for PJ Masks fans. When Luna Girl steals everybody’s Christmas gifts, it’s up to Gekko to ride on her Luna Board and save the presents—and the day! There’s only one problem though—Gekko has never ridden a Luna Board before and he’s scared to try it. Can he overcome his fear in time to save Christmas? PJ Masks © Frog Box / Entertainment One UK Limited / Walt Disney EMEA Productions Limited 2014

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Books About Superheroes and Adventure And Adventurers

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Green Arrow's Perfect Shot
Written by Barry Lyga
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Recommend Ages: 8-12

When the Green Arrow needs help tracking down a sinister bomber in Star City, speedster Barry Allen is out the door in a flash. But as The Flash saves the day with his friends on Team Arrow, a huge dimensional rift appears over his hometown of Central City—and thousands of refugees with superspeed come pouring out. Can the combined skills of Team Arrow and The Flash’s friends at S.T.A.R. Labs manage the chaos long enough to stop the rift from tearing their universe apart? This exciting first installment in the new crossover trilogy promises to be one of the most action-packed reads of the season. Supergirl, Superman, and the heroes from DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will be joining in on the fun in books two and three of this can’t-miss trilogy.

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The Super Life of Ben Braver
Written & illustrated by Marcus Emerson
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Recommend Ages: 7-10

An extra ordinary boy ends up at an extraordinary school for children with super powers in the first book in a new series from the author of Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja.

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Shuri: A Black Panther Novel, Volume 1
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Recommend Ages: 9-12
From New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes an all-new upper middle grade series based on one of the Marvel Universe's break-out characters-- Shuri, from Black Panther!
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  1. Kitty and the Tiger Treasure - Girl by day. Cat by night. Ready for an adventure. This chapter book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8 who are ready to read independently. It's a fun way to keep your child engaged and as a supplement for activity books for children.

  2. Diana and the Island of No Return - Warrior. Princess.

  3. Doodleville - For fans of Svetlana Chmakova's Awkward and Raina Telgemeier's Smile comes an inventive new story from Cardboard Kingdom creator Chad Sell about a group of young artists who must work together when one of their own creations becomes a monster.

  4. Rocket and Groot: Stranded on Planet Strip Mall! - After battling deadly space piranhas in Sector 7 of the Cosmos, Rocket and Groot crash-land on a planet made entirely of strip malls!

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