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Superheroes to the Rescue

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Captain Awesome to the Rescue
by Stan Kirby Details
When second-grader Eugene and his family move to a new neighborhood and he starts at a new school, he has a chance to bring out his superhero alter ego, Captain Awesome, to find the kidnapped class hamster. First in series.
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Captain Awesome
Dinos Are Forever
by Greg Trine Details
With her uncle's cape, training from Grandpa Joe, a retired sheriff, and her drooling dog Raymond as her sidekick, fourth-grader Jo Schmo becomes a superhero, catching bank robbers and foiling Dr. Dastardly's plan to take over San Francisco using reanimated dinosaurs.
Extraordinary Warren, a Super Chicken
by Sarah Dillard Details
A ordinary chicken discovers what makes him super--inside and out.
Flora and Ulysses: the Illuminated Adventures
by Kate DiCamillo Details
Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived.
Let's Get Cracking!
by Cyndi Marko Details
Gordon Blue and his brother Benny, unlikely superheroes, must save Fowladelphia from Granny Goosebumps, who has filled the city with cookies that cause innocent chickens' feathers to fall off.
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Kung Pow Chicken
Super Fly: The World's Smallest Superhero
by Todd H. Doodler Details
When fourth-grader Eugene, a small and nerdy, mild-mannered housefly, becomes the world's smallest superhero, he takes on Crazy Cockroach and his army of insect baddies.
Super Schnoz and the Gates of Smell
by Gary Urey Details
An eleven-year-old boy with a massive nose becomes an unlikely superhero when a criminal organization plots to destroy his school.
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Super Schnoz
The Adventures of Captain Underpants: An Epic Novel
by Dav Pilkey Details
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 Curse of the Bologna Sandwich
by Greg Trine Details
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. First in a series.
The Princess in Black
by Shannon Hale Details
Who says princesses don't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black!
Updated 05/14/2015
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