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Send for a Superhero!
by Michael Rosen  ISBN: 9780763664381

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Comic-book action meets picture-book adventure in this exciting and funny new outing from beloved author Michael Rosen and illustrator Katharine McEwen.

Tune in as a father reads his children a bedtime story about the exploits of two villains, Filth and Vacuum, and their wicked plan to suck all the money out of the banks and cover everything with muck and slime. Who is strong enough to save the world? Not Steel Man, nor Flying Through the Air Very Fast Man, nor even Incredible Big Strong Green Man. It may just be a job for clever young Brad Forty, who transforms himself into . . . Extremely Boring Man! His superpower is making people fall asleep -- but will it work on the children listening to this story?

 

 

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Superhero School
by Aaron Reynolds  ISBN: 9781599901664

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It's "Math Curse "meets "The Incredibles"!

Leonard is no ordinary kid--he's enrolled in Superhero School, where leaping tall buildings in a single bound is considered child's play. If only division, fractions, and multiplication came as naturally, and weren't so, well, "ordinary." But when the kids' math teacher, Mr. Tornado, and the rest of the staff get kidnapped by ice zombies, Leonard and his pals find themselves using every superhero trick in the book--not to mention a few unexpected math skills-- to divide (and conquer!) the enemy.

 

 

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Supertruck
by Stephen Savage ISBN: 9781596438217

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When the city is hit by a colossal snowstorm, only one superhero can save the day. But who is this mysterious hero, and why does he disappear once his job is done?

Find out in this snowy tale about a little truck with a very big job, the second of Stephen Savage's vehicle-based picture books.

 

 

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Mighty Max
by Harriet Ziefert  ISBN: 9781934706367

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Mighty Max is here and ready to save the day!

But every time he tries to do something heroic, his mom and dad make him sit still and be quiet. When will Max get his chance to shine? This story captures that phase when many little boys want to be big, strong heroes but still need their parents to keep them safe.

 

 

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Ten Rules of Being a Superhero
by Deb Pilutti ISBN: 9780805097597

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In order to be a real superhero, you have to follow some important rules:

Rule #1: A superhero must ALWAYS respond to a call for help.

Rule #2: Saving the day is messy. But everyone understands.

In this handy guide, Captain Magma and his trusty sidekick, Lava Boy, take young readers on an adventure to learn all ten rules of being a good superhero.