Tag: super-heroes

  1. Cybils Awards 2015: The Ones That Got Away (YA SF)

    Each year, the Cybils honor the best children's and YA books of the year selected by book bloggers. I'm one of the crazy people who helped launch the award ten years ago, and have been involved in some capacity every year. We just announced our finalists for 2015: the seven…

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  2. Recommended Book: Lois Lane Fallout

    Lois Lane: Fallout by Gwenda Bond Young Lois Lane arrives in Metropolis as an army brat changing schools again. Lois has a bit of a history, and has promised to stay out of trouble in this school. But a job on the Daily Planet's student paper, the Daily Scoop, and…

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  3. Book Review: Billy Hooten: Owlboy

    Billy Hooten: Owlboy by Thomas E. Sniegoski illustrated by by Eric Powell Billy Hooten: Owlboy is a 2007 Cybils nominee. Billy Hooten is just an ordinary boy who likes comic books and tries to avoid the school bully. He likes reading about comic book super-heroes, but he never imagines that…

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