Who's Your Hero?
“Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” ― Brodi Ashton, Everneath
Heroes come in many shapes and sizes. Sometimes they are family members who are always there for us. Or, they could be a friend who did something you will never forget. Maybe it's even a superhero from a comic book or movie. Whatever your definition of hero is, these books will fit the category. But for now, let's just enjoy a fun music montage from everyone's favorite Lego hero, Batman.
By the same author as Undertow.
Jackson Jones is the coolest kid in his school, and he enjoys tormenting the nerds. After he is fitted with braces, however, he becomes a social outcast, and it’s only then that he discovers that the geeks at his school are part of an elite espionage unit, NERDS.
Lois Lane is the new girl at East Metropolis High, and her instinct to ask questions brings her and her online friend, Smallville Guy, into conflict with some bullying video gamers called the Warheads, who are being used in a dangerous virtual reality experiment.
X-Men meets Heroes
Six misfits have powers ranging from crowd control, the ability to crash computer systems, a voice that can talk anybody into anything, and more.
Based on characters from the Avengers series - Natasha Romanov, the Black Widow, agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
A homeless Ukrainian girl, a suburban American boy, and a world-famous superheroine save the world.
Same author as all those sports books!
Zach is devastated to learn that his father, an advisor to the president, has been killed in a plane crash. Holding out hope that Dad isn't really dead, Zach visits the crash site. He runs into a mysterious old man--and finds out about his own superpowers.
Video book trailer for Hero by Mike Lupica
All books in the series are narrated by Hades.
He is sick of Zeus getting all the good stories and claims that they are all lies. He is here to tell you the real stories behind the myths.
Stan Lee's first book!
Steven Lee interrupts a sinister ritual where the powers of the Chinese zodiac escape to seek out human hosts. Now gifted with supernatural abilities, Steven searches for the escaped powers while evading a villain who wants control of all twelve signs.
Zodiac Legacy: Convergence book trailer
A graphic novel biography by the King of Comics!
Some bodies won't stay buried. Some stories need to be told.
About the Tulsa race riots of 1921.
When seventeen-year-old Rowan Chase finds a skeleton on her family's property, she has no idea that investigating the brutal century-old murder will lead to a summer of painful discoveries about the past... and the present.
Two points of view - present and past.
Yuki Nakahara is an American. But it's the start of World War II, and America doesn't see it that way. Like many other Japanese Americans, Yuki and his family have been forced into an internment camp in the Utah desert. But Yuki isn't willing to sit back and accept this injustice—it's his country too, and he's going to prove it by enlisting in the army to fight for the Allies.
When Hurricaine Katrina hits, Armani grows up far more than anyone would wish. She watches family members die and disappear, becomes separated from her mother and asthmatic baby brother, and is forced to make huge decisions when she’s left caring for her two younger sisters.
Eight men. Three inflatable rafts. Sixty-eight million square miles of ocean. What will it take to make it back alive?
Trevor McKinney accepts his teacher's challenge to earn extra credit by coming up with a plan to change the world. Trevor's idea is simple: do a good deed for three people, and instead of asking them to return the favor, ask them to "pay it forward" to three others who need help.
YAK Fest keynote author
Dill: In love with his best friend and has a father who is a snake-handling, Pentecostal preacher in prison.
Travis: A gentle giant who carries a staff and is obsessed with fantasy novels.
Lydia: Outspoken blogger and fashionista, who can’t wait to get out of their hometown.
These three best friends live their lives encountering abusive parents, hateful classmates, and inner struggles. Oh, and also hope - lots and lots of hope.
The Serpent King Book Trailer
Alex Knight, a twelve-year-old in training to be a supervillain in the elite Cloak Society, becomes friends with a young superhero and begins to question where his loyalty lies.
All of Daniel's new friends have superpowers. And although he can’t fly or become invisible, he gets caught up in helping his new friends avoid losing their powers when they turn 13, as has been the pattern.
"Powerless" Book Trailer
Years after writing stories about a superheroine character she created with a best friend who died in a tragic car accident, 16-year-old May is shocked to see stickers, patches and graffiti images of the superheroine appearing all over town.
At age eight, David watched as his father was killed by an Epic, a human with superhuman powers, and now, ten years later, he joins the Reckoners--the only people who are trying to kill the Epics and end their tyranny.
Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson