The Resource Hero

Hero

Label
Hero
Title
Hero
Creator
Subject
Summary
From the #1 New York Times bestseller Mike Lupica comes the story of one unsuspecting boy poised to follow in his superhero father's footsteps Fourteen-year-old Billy Harriman can feel the changes. The sharpening of his senses. The incredible strength. The speed, as though he can textmessage himself across miles. The confidence and the strange need to patrol Central Park at night. His dad had been a hero, a savior to America and a confidante of the president. Then he died, and the changes began in Billy. What Billy never knew was that his father was no ordinary man-he was a superhero, battling the world's evil. This is a battle that has been waged for generations and that knows no boundaries.And now it's Billy's turn to take on the fight. It's Billy's turn to become a hero."[N]othing Mike Lupica has written will thrill you like this." –William Goldman, author of The Princess Bride "Sportswriter and novelist Lupica offers a change of pace from his previous sports stories for younger readers, deftly reworking the traditional superhero origin story into a moving tale of adolescent growth." –Publisher's Weekly "[T]he stage is set for a sequel to what looks like a surefire hit." –School Library Journal
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lupica, Mike
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Young Adult Literature
Label
Hero
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3823d908-6aed-4676-9748-a881769e8090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781101198377
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Hero
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3823d908-6aed-4676-9748-a881769e8090
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781101198377
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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