[Library Media] Novels with Superheroes as characters.

Bill Goodrich bgoodrich at dcsd.org
Mon Sep 9 14:38:30 MDT 2019


Yes, this is for high school. Thanks for all the ideas!

On Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 1:56 PM Cindy Mitchell <
cindy.mitchell at jordandistrict.org> wrote:

> 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
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> DaNae Leu
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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.
>>>
>>> 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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Bill Goodrich
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