Take on the villains and injustices of the world with these classic stories of bravery and the most powerful superpowers. Kapow!
DC Super Hero Girls: Wonder Woman at Super Hero High
Wonder Woman is a new student at Super Hero High School, and this is the first in a series about her. She finds that high school worries are more difficult to deal with than she thought. A simple case of saving the day is easy for her to do as she deals with mean gossip and fashion fails. A great way to use the super hero theme. Watch for the second book this year.
Doctor Who: Choose the Future – Terror Moon
When you read this book, you’ll go on a journey with one of our favorite superheroes, and you can choose the story line. Fans of the Time Lord can help or hurt the twelfth Doctor as he goes on a dangerous trip to a faraway moon base. It changes when you read the book again and make different decisions. People who have secret fantasies about being a superhero, no matter how old they are, will love this.
Beowulf’s adventures are told in a new way in this book by Rosemary Sutcliffe, one of the best translators of the Anglo-Saxon poem. The story is about one of our earliest superheroes. We follow the warrior Beowulf as he fights sea-hags, Grendel, and a dragon in this movie. It’s a mix of the original guts and gore with a little human warmth.
The Reluctant Assassin (WARP Book 1)
It’s the first book in a three-book series by the creator of Artemis Fowl. It tells the story of Riley and Chevron Savano, two heroes from different times who work together to fight the supervillain Albert Garrick together. During the adventure, the two teenagers have to outwit Garrick, an illusionist assassin from the past who has a twenty-first century scientist’s knowledge stored in his brain. This gives him the power to terrify in both centuries.
A superhero is a person who can’t die and can fly, so what else does anyone need? When Peter takes Wendy and her brothers to Neverland, J.M. Barrie’s original story takes place. They fight pirates and deal with jealous fairies, and Peter takes care of the lost boys, as well as Wendy. In the end, Wendy and Peter are forced to break up when Wendy decides to grow up. This poignant ending touches on the dilemma of many modern superheroes who don’t get to enjoy the good and bad things that happen in real life.
Daniel X: Lights Out
Last chance for alien hunter Daniel X. He goes after the most powerful and dangerous alien of them all. Daniel’s own extraordinary powers start to fail as he faces his enemy in this breathtaking showdown. He looks like he’s going to lose.
Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase
Ghosthunters: Ghosthunters: Ghosthunters: Ghosthunters: Ghosthunters: Ghosthunters: Ghosthunters: Ghosthunters: Ghosthunters: Ghosthunters: The Screaming Staircase brings in Lucy Carlyle, who is very good at what she does. They investigate a series of creepy hauntings that end up in a spooky stately home. As well as the fast-paced plot, readers will be sucked in by the relationship between Lucy and Lockwood.
Spy Dog is a great book for kids who are just learning to read on their own. It’s a great mix of animal antics and superhero skills. Lara looks like a normal mongrel, but she works for the Secret Service, where she uses her unique skills to stop bad people from getting away. This is the first book in the series, but there are thirteen more for people who fall in love with Lara.
The book by Roald Dahl about a little girl with a powerful mind. Matilda uses her staggering abilities to help her friend get her inheritance back from her bully teacher, Miss Trunchball. This is a great story about kids getting their own back. It’s both hilarious and giddying. No one can stay away from Matilda, because she is so strong and brave.
There’s a Superhero in the Library by Tierney James
is a heartwarming book that helps kids learn about the scary world of serious illness in a fun way. When a little boy’s favorite librarian gets cancer, he turns into a superhero in his eyes. We follow along with him as he fights cancer. Imagine how excited he will be when he learns that she is cancer-free. This is a great book for kids who know someone who has a disease. They’re all around us after all.
My Superhero Grandpa by McAvoy Michele
is a story about a grandfather who sees his grandson from Heaven. Follow us as we learn about the superpowers our favorite superheroes have in heaven, and that they are always there for us when we need them. It’s a great book for kids who have lost a loved one or who have been able to understand how their family members died before they were born.
Superhero Potty Time by Sue DiCicco
Are you learning how to use the potty? This book is for you! This is a fun and exciting book about a superhero who learns how to use the bathroom. Perfect for superhero fans who might not be ready to start potty training.
How to Be a Super Villain by Rachel Yu
It’s a fun, witty, and funny story that toddlers and preschoolers will love to read to them. If you’re having trouble getting to sleep, this story is for you. It tells us how to be a super villain and why being bad is better than being good. This fun story is sure to become a new family favorite!
I Can Be a Superhero During a Lockdown by Rachel Tepfer Copeland
Is a book about how to calm kids down when there is a lockdown. Follow along and learn how kids can be superheroes during a lockdown and stay safe.
Even Superheroes Have to Sleep by Sara Crow
Is this a good story for bedtime? As we learn in this book, even our favorite superheroes need to rest. It is very good at lulling kids to sleep and even comes with a reward chart to reward kids for having easy bed times.