This is one of the oldest stories in the world, and its about many things that still matter to us today: friendship, fame, courage, happiness. Gilgamesh and Enkidu are friends - best friends. Together they can work wonders, fight monsters, brave earthquakes, travel the world! But waiting in the dark is the one enemy they can never overcome. Retold by award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean, and illustrated with great power by David Parkins, Gilgamesh the Hero is a story that will linger in the imagination long after the book has been put down.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/1/2003Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Zach Harriman knew that his dad was something of a hero, a man trusted by the president to solve international crises at a moment's notice. Suddenly people are telling him he has powers - people who know much more about his father than Zach ever did. But there are the Bads, who appear out of nowhere and attack him and his best friend. One thing is clear: he can do things ordinary people cannot. Like fend off grown men as though he possesses the strength of a hundred. Like sense when evil is about to strike. And evil is about to strike in a very big way. Zach Harriman is his father's son. And he, too, is a hero."Every kid wants to be a superhero. Well, be careful what you wish for - you might get it. This is the amazing story of Zach Harriman and nothing Mike Lupica has written will thrill you like this." - William Goldman, author of The Princess BrideBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/12/2011Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
The last thing in the world Thom Creed wants is to add to his father's pain, so he keeps secrets. Like that he has special powers. And that he's been asked to join the League - the very organization of superheroes that spurned his dad. But the most painful secret of all is one Thom can barely face himself: he's gay. But becoming a member of the League opens up a new world to Thom. There, he connects with a misfit group of aspiring heroes, including Scarlett, who can control fire but not her anger; Typhoid Larry, who can make anyone sick with his touch; and Ruth, a wise old broad who can see the future. Like Thom, these heroes have things to hide; but they will have to learn to trust one another when they uncover a deadly conspiracy within the League. To survive, Thom will face challenges he never imagined. To find happiness, he'll have to come to terms with his father's past and discover the kind of hero he really wants to be.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/5/2009Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 18 and Up
Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man Hero Mask Take on a secret identity just like your favorite masked web-slinger with this ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN Hero Mask! When you pull this mask on you'll feel like the wall-crawling hero, and you'll be ready to fight evil all over the neighborhood. Adjust the straps for a comfortable fit and get ready for big web-slinging adventures! Marvel products are produced by Hasbro under license from Marvel Characters B.V. Product Features Ultimate Spider-Man Hero MaskComfort-padded eyepieceAdjustable strapsIncludes mask.Recommended Ages: 5 Years and upProduct Measures: 4.331 x 7.480 x 10.630 inches
BeginAgain Bathtub Ball Bathtub Ball - JJoin our diving hero on a shark filled underwater adventure. This heavy-duty rubber playset is ideal for bathtub and summertime pool time play. The shark tank set features a natural rubber shark tank, hero diver, rubber octopus, and 2 shark characters. The bathtub ball doubles as a carry case and is great for clean up time! Dishwasher safe - top rack preferably. Manufactured in China of plant based Natural Rubber, packaging is Made in USA. Ages 3+Product Measures: 7.25" x 6" x 8.25"Recommended Ages: 2 - 8 years
What is a hero? Using the metaphor of a hiking trail, bestselling author T. A. Barron discusses the great variety of heroes and brings them to life through their own stories: Some are well known, like Wilma Rudolph, Anne Frank, and Stephen Hawking. Yet most are ordinary kids who have made amazing choices: saved their siblings from a fire, struggled to stop prejudice at their school, helped raise money to build a well in an African village. This book will be invaluable to kids, parents, and educators who need role models for young people to look up toand a new way to look at what a hero is.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/15/2007Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The moms in this book are superheroes. They may not leap over tall buildings, and they may not have super-human speed. But these moms construct buildings, fly planes, and make tanks roll. They do all kinds of things to help create a safer world. These superheroes are moms. Military moms. Hero moms.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/2/2013Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Although she is the daughter of Damar's king, Aerin has never been accepted as full royalty. Both in and out of the royal court, people whisper the story of her mother, the witchwoman, who was said to have enspelled the king into marrying her to get an heir to rule Damar-then died of despair when she found she had borne a daughter instead of a son. But none of them, not even Aerin herself, can predict her future-for she is to be the true hero who will wield the power of the Blue Sword...Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/2/2000Pages: 246Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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In the comics boom of the 1940s, a legend was born: the Green Turtle. He solved crimes and fought injustice just like the other comics characters. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity... The Green Turtle was the first Asian American super hero.The comic had a short run before lapsing into obscurity, but the acclaimed author of American Born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang, has finally revived this character in Shadow Hero, a new graphic novel that creates an origin story for the Green Turtle.With artwork by Sonny Liew, this gorgeous, funny comics adventure for teens is a new spin on the long, rich tradition of American comics lore.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/15/2014Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
The second novel in the New York Times bestselling The Search for WondLa series, from the cocreator of The Spiderwick Chronicles. Before the end of The Search for WondLa, Eva Nine had never seen another human, but after a human boy named Hailey rescues her along with her companions, she couldn'tbe happier. Eva thinks she has everything she's ever dreamed of, especially when Hailey brings her and her friends to the colony of New Attica, where humans of all shapes and sizes live in apparent peace and harmony. But all is not idyllic in New Attica, and Eva Nine soon realizes that something sinister is going on?and if she doesn'tstop it, it could mean the end of everything and everyone on planet Orbona. Featuring an abundance of lavish two-color illustrations and spot art throughout and introducing a host of remarkable characters that reinforce the importance of friendship, A Hero for WondLa has all the hallmarks of a classic book?of the future. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/9/2013Pages: 480Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
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Playskool Super Hero Smash Mobile with Hulk Hulk not like building. Hulk smash. With a super-tough smash fist ready to pack a wallop, the Hulk Smash Mobile won't let anything get in its way. The Smash Mobile vehicle is just what your Hulk figure needs to be an even bigger threat to evil. Product Features Your figure can stand at the controls as you roll the vehicle toward the next obstacle, and then when the moment comes to power through it, trigger the vehicle's fist to smash it aside This super-cool Smash Mobile vehicle has a punching fist and room for your Hulk figure to ride on top Press the button to knock things down with the fist Vehicle comes with figure Recommended Ages: 3 years and up
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