There are lots more superheroes out there saving the day for the entertainment of young readers than just the standard comic book good guys. Here are some excellent adventures for picture book readers through middle grade that feed the imagination and inspire heroic dreams! What superhero books would you recommend to young readers?
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“CAPTAIN STUPENDOUS!” I yelled, swiveling my head and pointing up. There was a sharp whoosh overhead, followed by the sound of fabric whipping in the wind. A roar went up from the crowd.“Time to take care of business, baby!” I yelled. The robot turned and raised its fists as Stupendous flew straight at its chest. “AH, THERE YOU ARE!” Professor Mayhem sounded insanely cheerful to see Stupendous.“Game over, baby,” somebody in the crowd shouted. “Watch, it's gonna be over with one punch!”Whoever said it was wrong, though, because the robot swung one big metal fist and hit Stupendous face-first with a loud CLANG. Stupendous flew sideways, spun around and crashed into the building across the street. Just like that, everyone quit cheering. George, Max and I stood there with our mouths hanging open.“What just happened?” George said.