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If You Like the Avengers

If You Like the Avengers

The Avengers Ultimate GuideMarvel.com Avengers Ultimate Guide

Avenger Things To Do:

Avengers Assemble Marvel Avengers The Avengers Movie Storybook Avengers The Origins
Iron Man and Thor Pt 1 Captain America Pt 1 Young Justice Flash and Flame
Sidekicks NERDS HIVE Sky High
How to Draw Superheroes Heroes Draw Your Own Superheroes How to Draw Justice League How to Draw Comic Book Heroes
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H.I.V.E. #4: Dreadnought

H.I.V.E. #4: Dreadnought

Dreadnought

Otto and his friends Wing, Laura, & Shelby are still at H.I.V.E., the Higher Institute of Villainous Education learning how to become the world’s top supervillains. They have mad skills in computer hacking, martial arts and stealth.

This time, a rogue group of villains have decided to takeover G.L.O.V.E. (Global League Of Villainous Enterprises) and start their own sinister group. To do that, they have to bring down G.L.O.V.E. leader, Diabolus Darkdoom. To get to him they do what bad guys always do, they kidnap someone Diabolus cares about to make him cooperate. That person is Nigel Darkdoom, Diabolus Darkdoom’s son who is a student at H.I.V.E. and one of Otto, Wing, Laura and Shelby’s friends.

When headmaster Nero and Raven’s plans start to fall apart it is up to the kids to formulate their own, highly dangerous and very unauthorized rescue operation to save their friend. If the bad guys are fighting and you are fighting the worst bad guy…doesn’t that make you a good guy? I think so! Author: Mark Walden

Don’t miss H.I.V.E. #1, #2, and #3. Also try the kids of S.T.O.R.M. (Science and Technology to Over-Rule Misery) or The Trackers – all teams of highly intelligent kids with great gadgets.
H.I.V.E. The Overlord Protocol Escape Velocity STORM The Infinity Code
STORM The Ghost Machine STORM The Black Sphere Trackers Shantorian
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Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute

Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute

Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute

Hector, Terrence and Dee find out their lunch lady can sling more than mystery meat. When their favorite teacher mysteriously stops showing up for class the kids take a look at their new substitute and decide there’s something just not quite right about him. When that same substitute refuses to eat the Lunch Lady’s famous French toast sticks, she decides there’s something not quite right too.

The kids follow the substitue after school. The Lunch Lady follows the substitue after school. Where does he go? Straight to a secret warehouse to meet his evil genius boss. Will his evil plan work?

Not if it’s up to this Lunch Lady who’s  got exploding chicken nuggets and fish stick nunchucks hidden in her apron pockets. With her gadget making sidekick Betty, she keeps order in her cafeteria…and in the world.

#1 Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute
#2 Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians
#3 Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta

Is the Lunch Lady ready for more? “You bet your ketchup!” And if you like these common folk superheroes here are three more to make you cheer for more:
Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians The Adventures of Captain Underpants Amelia Superheroes Horace Sprattley the Cupcaked Crusader
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The World of Quest

The World of Quest

The World of Quest

Prince Nestor is used to being treated like, well, a prince. He bosses people around, he’s spoiled, he expects people to immediately do what he has asked them to do. But the Prince has a problem.  He knows about a magic daggar and some magic swords that are the key to ultimate power. His problem is that he needs to get to the swords before the evil Lord Spite gets to them.

The prince decides to seek out Quest, a former hero who has lived in seclusion for the last 20 years. Quest is smart, strong and experienced, but he is also retired. Quest is not interested in helping out, but when the prince is attacked right in front of him, Quest has no choice but to take action, and when he does, he gets caught up in the Prince’s adventures.

This is a really colorful and action packed comic book.  Quest and Nestor are both seriously stubborn – both are used to getting their own way. Quest kind of reminds me of Shrek – he’s roped into being a hero when he really just wants to be left alone.  Like Shrek, Quest is also sharp-witted and sarcastic. He continues to help Nestor, despite being constantly annoyed by him.

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Percy Jackson #4: The Battle of the Labyrinth

Percy Jackson #4: The Battle of the Labyrinth

The Battle of the Labyrinth

Book four in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series is just as fast paced, exciting and funny as the first three. Percy, our favorite half human, half Greek God hero can’t seem to stay away from trouble, trouble always finds him. This time it’s evil demon cheerleaders. To stop them, Percy destroys yet another school. Will this kid ever graduate?

After the explosion, Percy flees to Camp Half-Blood in hopes of getting a grip on what the deal is with demon cheerleaders.  He finds out that the Titan Lord Kronos is assembling an army of monsters, demons and other nasties to overthrow the Gods.  Kronos’s plan is to attack Camp Half-Blood by entering through a giant underground maze that has an exit inside Camp Half-Blood.

Percy and his friends enter the maze in a crazy attempt to stop the invasion.  This maze is no ordinary maze.  Hidden entrances and exits exist all over the US…if you know where to find them.  And to top it off, the maze itself is alive! The passages in the maze move and change so that finding his way back out again is as much of a challenge to Percy as the monsters and demons inside it trying to kill him! He’s got his friends along; Annabeth, Grover & Tyson as well as Rachel, a mortal with monster vision, to help him find the way. Author: Rick Riordan

#1: Lightning Thief on CD, Downloadable eBook or eAudiobook
#2: Sea of Monsters on CD, Downloadable eBook or eAudiobook
#3: Titan’s Curse on CD, Downloadable eBook or eAudiobook
#4: Battle of the Labyrinth on CD, Downloadable eBook or eAudiobook
#5: Last Olympian on CD, Downloadable eBook or eAudiobook

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