[Library Media] Novels with Superheroes as characters.

Cindy Mitchell cindy.mitchell at jordandistrict.org
Mon Sep 9 13:55:18 MDT 2019


https://kissthebook.blogspot.com/search/label/avengers%20and%20villains

This label on Kiss the Book has books like the DC ones and Marvel books,
but also contains books about kids who have superpowers or superheroes and
villains that aren't based on known movie characters.

Cindy Mitchell

On Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 1:14 PM Heather Novotny <hnovotny at mcgillisschool.org>
wrote:

> Yes! Aaron Reynolds wrote the Into the Spiderverse novelization, and Marie
> Lu wrote a Batman novel.
>
> I guess I'd recommend them for middle school and up. Was this for your
> elementary students?
>
> I sort of wonder if any of these same students would dig the sort of
> recent novelizations of the first 3 Star Wars novels?  ( A New Hope, Empire
> Strikes Back, the one with the fuzzy ewoks) They were all done by really
> great writers, Adam Gidwitz did one.
>
> Happy reading!
> Heather
>
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 1:02 PM Danae Leu <dleu at dsdmail.net> wrote:
>
>> The DC Icon Series has gotten some pretty gook YA authors to write stand
>> alone novels. I've only read the Catwoman novel, but it was a blast and
>> passed the Bechdel test with flying colors, unusual for superhero canon.
>>
>>
>> https://smile.amazon.com/Catwoman-Soulstealer-Sarah-J-Maas/dp/0399549692/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=catwoman&qid=1568055509&s=books&sr=1-2
>> Amazon.com: Catwoman: Soulstealer (DC Icons Series) (9780399549694):
>> Sarah J. Maas: Books
>> <https://smile.amazon.com/Catwoman-Soulstealer-Sarah-J-Maas/dp/0399549692/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=catwoman&qid=1568055509&s=books&sr=1-2>
>> Amazon.com: Catwoman: Soulstealer (DC Icons Series) (9780399549694):
>> Sarah J. Maas: Books
>> smile.amazon.com
>>
>>
>>
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>> *From:* library-media <library-media-bounces at lists.uen.org> on behalf of
>> Bill Goodrich <bgoodrich at dcsd.org>
>> *Sent:* Monday, September 9, 2019 12:27 PM
>> *To:* Library Media Listserv <library-media at lists.uen.org>
>> *Subject:* [Library Media] Novels with Superheroes as characters.
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>> I have students that are interested in novels, not graphic novels, that
>> have superheroes as characters.  Please send me your suggestions.
>>
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