Superheroes in Picture Books

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Picture Books (JE)

Author Title Call Number
BeckerEven Superheroes Have Bad Days
A group of superheroes learn to cope when things don't go as planned.
JE Becker
Piggie superheroes protect Farmer Frank's farm.
JE Bjorkman
Every kid faces pressure, and every kid can be brave.
JE Brave
BuehnerSuperdog: The Heart of a Hero
A small dog with a big heart becomes a superhero.
JE Buehner
Pat the bat wants to be a superhero, but he has no special powers.
JE Carr
When Max and Pinky play superheroes, Pinky saves the day.
JE Eaton
GarzaLucia the Luchadora
Gemma wants to be a luchadora like her big sister, but she is more bumble and splat than pizzazz.
JE Garza
GreyTraction Man is Here!
Traction Man and Turbo Dog come to the rescue.
JE Grey
LeonardTheodore's Superheroes
Betty doesn't believe in Theodore's superpowers . . . until he saves her.
JE Leonard
LevyWhat Should Danny Do?
Danny is a real-life superhero in training. Help him choose what to do in emergencies!
JE Levy
MacDonaldAnother Perfect Day
Jack's day starts perfect and veers into the hilarious as he becomes a superhero--in a tutu?
JE MacDonald
MantchevJinx and Doom Fight Crime
Jinx Doom fight crime, protect the planet, defend the innocent, and take lunch breaks. (2018 pp.)
JE Mantchev
McClementsBaron von Baddie and the Ice Ray Incident
After Baron von Baddie defeats Captain Kapow, he finds that being bad is no fun.
JE McClements
NakagawaSumo Boy
Sumo Boy uses his moves to save a girl from a bully.
JE Nakagawa
NegleyTough Guys Have Feelings, Too.
Tough guys and heroes struggle with the same feelings as the rest of us.
JE Negley
See also Kat Kong. A monstrous mutt terrorizes Mousopolis.
JE Pilkey
PinkneyThe Adventures of Sparrowboy
After an encounter with a sparrow, Henry is able to fly.
JE Pinkney
ReynoldsSuperhero School
Math? At superhero school? No way!
JE Reynolds
RobberechtSuperhero School
Henry is funny and popular, but is he really superhero material?
JE Robberecht
When the city is hit by a blizzard, a mysterious superhero saves the day and then disappears.
JE Savage
VelasquezOctopus Stew
Ramsey dons his superhero cape to rescue Grandma from a huge octopus.
Je Velasquez
WeigelAtomic Ace: (He's Just My Dad)
In this family, it's normal to have a superhero dad.
JE Weigel
WeigeltSuper Guinea Pig to the Rescue
A cape turns an ordinary animal into super guinea pig!
JE Weigelt
WeitzmanSuperhero Joe
Joey uses super powers to help his parents out of a sticky situation. (2011 pp.)
JE Weitzman
WhatleyCaptain Pajamas
Jessie hopes to save his sister from aliens.
JE Whatley
ZeltserNinja Baby
Nina's parents bring home a kung-fu-master baby, and Nina has to cope.
JE Zeltser

Easy Readers (JE ER)

Author Title Call Number
FlowersNinja on the Job
Moby Shinobi's ninja skills just create chaos--until he saves a puppy that has gotten stuck in wet concrete.
JEER Flowers
HalePrincess in Black
When trouble raises its blue-monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black
Van LeeuwenOliver the Mighty Pig
Oliver feels powerful in his Mighty Pig cape, but trouble still finds him.
JE ER Van Leeuwen

Last Updated: 11/19


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