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Super Hair-O and the Barber of Doom

If you read this blog regularly, you’ll know that I love superhero books. They’re a great substitute for comics, which kids love but which can be a bit too mature for some really young kids. Here’s a wonderful book. It’s about a kid whose superpowers are in jeopardy when his parents make […]

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Superhero School

Kids love superheroes. But… …superheroes are usually found in comics. And parents want kids to read books. Plus, superhero comics are often too violent for younger children. Solution: books with superheroes. Superhero School, by Aaron Reynolds, is just such a book, and it’s terrific. Protagonist Leonard is a kid with super-strength […]

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More superheroes

Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero. Awhile ago, I posted about four great books that have the best of comics (superheroes, action) and the best of books (age appropriate, no violence). Here’s another one that looks really good. Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero is about a boy who is just a normal kid […]