[Library Media] Novels with Superheroes as characters.

Heather Tomlinson HTomlinson at malions.org
Mon Sep 9 15:31:37 MDT 2019


Squirrel Girl by Shannon Hale - a Marvel superhero I'd never heard of.
My 15-year-old niece and I enjoyed the audiobook on a road trip this summer
- it's very entertaining!



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*Heather Tomlinson*
Librarian
Mountainville Academy
Alpine, Utah


On Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 2:38 PM Bill Goodrich <bgoodrich at dcsd.org> wrote:

> 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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>>>> Union High School / Centennial Elementary / East Elementary
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