Project Superhero

Project Superhero

Book - 2014
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Join 13-year-old Jessie as she keeps a diary of her class's yearlong research project on superheroes, which culminates in the Superhero Slam: a head-to-head debate battle in front of the entire school. It's shy, comics-obsessed Jessie's dream come true . . . and worst nightmare. She decides to champion Batgirl, a regular person (albeit with major talent and training under her utility belt), and soon Jessie wonders what it would take to be Batgirl. Will she prove to her best friends, Cade and Audrey, that she's more than a sidekick? Can she take down archenemy Dylan at the Slam?

Combining science facts, lively illustrations, and comic-book trivia with actual correspondence from superhumans such as NYPD Sergeant Mike Bruen, Olympian Clara Hughes, and Captain Marvel writer Kelly Sue DeConnick, Project Superhero is a celebration of the heroes among us and of one girl's super-secret identity: herself.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : ECW Press, [2014]
ISBN: 9781770411807
1770411801
Branch Call Number: ZEH J
Characteristics: 253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Pearn, Kris - Illustrator

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SPL_Childrens Jan 05, 2015

What makes regular people into heroes? By keeping a journal of responses from real superheroes such as Olympian Clara Hughes, Jessie encounters real-life examples of true perseverance, determination and courage in this “hybrid” book of fiction and non-fiction.

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SPL_Childrens Jan 05, 2015

SPL_Childrens thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 12

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