Monday, June 7, 2010

Our Favorite Superheros! ... you've never heard of..

You've heard of Batman and Superman... but how about Noodle Man? Check out our list of all the heroes you've never known and be introduced to a whole new world!

When Baron von Baddie defeats his nemesis, Captain Kapow, he discovers that it is not as much fun to create chaos and engage in bad behavior if no one tries to stop him.
Kapow! by George O'Connor
Truth, justice, and the American Eagleway! A young boy realizes what it really means to be a superhero.

Noodle Man : the Pasta Superhero by April Pulley Sayre
Al Dente's invention of a portable pasta machine turns him into a superhero and helps to save the family's fresh pasta business.
Sumo Mouse by David Wisniewski
When an evil toy store owner brings crime to the city of Tokyo, only a mysterious, and large, hero is able to defeat the villain.

Tired of being overlooked because he is so small, a big-hearted dog named Dexter transforms himself into a superhero.

SuperHero ABC by Bob McLeod
Humorous SuperHeroes such as Goo Girl and The Volcano represent the letters of the alphabet from A to Z.

Superhero Max by Lawrence David
A second-grade boy has trouble fitting in at his new school, until he wears his Captain Crusader costume for Halloween.

Supersnouts! by Steve Björkman
Hamlet the piglet joins Snoutbuster and Kernel Hog in a flying confrontation with two burglars on Farmer Frank's farm.

Traction Man is here! by Mini GreyTraction Man, a boy's courageous action figure, has a variety of adventures with Scrubbing Brush and other objects in the house.

And for older readers....
The Adventures of Captain Underpants : an Epic Novel by Dav Pilkey
When George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants, he leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper, where they must defeat his evil robot henchmen.

The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby : the First Graphic Novel by George Beard and Harold Hutchins by Dav Pilkey
Irrepressible friends George and Harold create a new comic book superhero, Super Diaper Baby.
The Caped Sixth Grader : Happy Birthday, Hero! by Zoe QuinnJust after her twelfth birthday, Zoe Richards, daughter of a police officer and a social activist, learns that her family tree holds an inheritance even more exciting.

The Extraordinary Adventures of Ordinary Boy: The Hero Revealed by William Boniface
Ordinary Boy, the only resident of Superopolis without a superpower, uncovers and foils a sinister plot to destroy the town.

The Great Cape Rescue by Phyllis Shalant
Upon entering fourth grade, Fin and his friends think they must stop playing superheroes, until they discover that their game might become real through a magical cape, and the Society of Secret Superheroes is born.

Horace Splattly, The Cupcaked Crusader by David LawrenceHorace is the shortest 10-year-old in the town of Blootinville. When his taller, smarter, younger sister makes him eat her experimental cupcakes and wear a purple costume, he becomes a superhero.

After graduating from the superhero academy, Melvin Beederman heads for Los Angeles, where he unexpectedly teams up with Candace Brinkwater, school play actress, to nab the evil McNasty Brothers

Fifth-grader Nolan Byrd, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity--Shredderman!

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