Public School Superhero by James PattersonPublic School Superhero by James Patterson

Public School Superhero

byJames Patterson, Chris TebbettsIllustratorCory Thomas

Paperback | May 3, 2016

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"A smart and kind story topped with just the right amount of social justice," according to Kirkus, James Patterson's newest hit illustrated novel is a genuinely funny, poignant look at middle school in a challenging inner-city setting, now available in paperback.
Kenny Wright is a kid with a secret identity. In his mind, he's Stainlezz Steel, super-powered defender of the weak. In reality, he's a chess club devotee known as a "Grandma's Boy," a label that makes him an easy target for bullies. Kenny wants to bring a little more Steel to the real world, but the question is: can he recognize the real strength and goodness inside himself? Or will peer pressure force him to make the worst choice of his life?

Interspersed with fantastic illustrations and comic-book panels, this book aims to both entertain and to provoke dialogue about identity, belonging, and doing the right thing.

James Patterson holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers, includingMiddle SchoolandI Funny. He is a tireless champion of the power of books and reading, exemplified by his new children's book imprint, JIMMY Patterson, whose mission is simple: We want every kid who finishes a JIMMY Book to say: "PLEASE ...
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Title:Public School SuperheroFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.62 × 5.25 × 0.88 inPublished:May 3, 2016Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316265985

ISBN - 13:9780316265980

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"A novel aimed as much at parents as at their middle-school children.... With admirers of all ages, don't be surprised if everyone wants to get their hands on [Patterson's] latest."-Booklist