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Attack of the Alien Horde
Contributor(s): Venditti, Robert (Author), Higgins, Dusty (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 1481405551     ISBN-13: 9781481405553
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
OUR PRICE: $7.64  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 2016
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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Science Fiction - General
- Juvenile Fiction | Superheroes
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Self-esteem & Self-reliance
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2014011354
Age Level: 9-12
Grade Level: 4-7
Lexile Measure: 750(Not Available)
Series: Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape
Physical Information: 0.8" H x 5.5" W x 8.2" (0.50 lbs) 320 pages
Themes:
- Topical - Friendship
- Topical - Self-Esteem
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 174521
Reading Level: 5.1   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 8.0
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
"Clever and funny with an irresistible premise, this middle grade adventure/comic book hybrid will engage even the most reluctant reader." --Rick Riordan, author of the worldwide bestselling Percy Jackson and the Olympians, the Kane Chronicles, and the Heroes of Olympus

What if superheroes were real--and you had to become one? A boy is suddenly thrust into the role of a real-life superhero and tasked with saving Earth from an alien invasion in this action-packed novel from New York Times bestselling author Robert Venditti and award-winning illustrator Dusty Higgins.

When twelve-year-old Miles Taylor unexpectedly inherits a golden cape that gives him amazing superpowers, his life instantly changes: he becomes a superhero. For real. With some help from a new friend named Henry, Miles does his best to protect his city. But his skills and courage are about to be put to the ultimate test--an alien horde is working its way toward Earth, with their sights set on the golden cape...and total domination. Ready or not, Miles is about to discover whether he has what it takes to save all humankind.


Contributor Bio(s): Venditti, Robert: - Robert Venditti is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous comics and graphic novels. He has written the monthly adventures of Green Lantern and the Flash, as well as the graphic novelizations for the Percy Jackson and the Olympians and Heroes of Olympus series. Robert lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife and two children. Visit his website at RobertVenditti.com.Higgins, Dusty: - Dusty Higgins is an award-winning magazine and newspaper cartoonist and illustrator. He broke into comics in 2009 with Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer, chosen as one of the year's top ten graphic novels by the Young Adult Library Services Association. He has also worked on Knights of the Living Dead and Turok: Son of Stone. Dusty lives in central Arkansas. Learn more at DustyHiggins.com.
 
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