The following is a sampling of titles all about superheroes!!!

These titles can be found in a variety of places within the Children’s Department. All listed titles are arranged alphabetically by the author’s last name.

  • JE titles are located within our Picture Book Area.
  • Alphabet books are located underneath the Board Book Bin within the Picture Book Area.
  • Jxxx, or Early Readers, are located following the fiction titles.
  • (PB) denotes that the title is a paperback and located in the Paperback Section.
  • (S) means that the title is part of a series.

If you would like help locating a title, or further reading suggestions, just ask! We’re here to help!


JE – Picture Books:

Chabon, Michael
The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man – A young superhero describes his awesome powers, which he then demonstrates as various foes arrive on the scene.

Cosentino, Ralph Wonder Woman: the Story of the Amazon Princess – Wonder Woman tells how she came to be the protector of humankind, who her enemies are, and how she keeps her identity secret.

Graham, BobMax – Max, the youngest son of superheroes, is a late bloomer when it comes to flying, until he is inspired by the plights of a falling baby bird.

McLeod, BobSuperHero ABC – Humorous superheroes such as Goo Girl and the Volcano represent the letters of the alphabet from A to Z. (Alphabet)

Reynolds, Aaron Superhero School – When Leonard starts attending Superhero School he is disappointed to find that all they learn is math, but when the ice zombies strike, Leonard and his classmates put their newly-acquired knowledge to good use.

Rosen, Lucy The Dark Knight Rises: Batman Versus Catwoman – Catwoman makes a mistake when she visits Bruce Wayne and takes his prized family heirloom. She thinks she made a clean escape–but she doesn’t know who she toyed with!

Sayre, AprilNoodle Man: the Pasta Superhero – Al Dente’s invention of a portable pasta machine turns him into a superhero and helps to save the family fresh pasta business.

Schwarz, VivianeTimothy and the Strong Pajamas: a superhero adventure –  Every night, Timothy tries to make himself stronger. He drinks milk. He exercises. He thinks STRONG thoughts … all with the help of his faithful stuffed monkey.

Weitzman, Jacqueline Priess Superhero Joe – Five-year-old Joey uses his super powers to help his parents out of a sticky situation.


Jxxx – Early Readers:

Bright, J. E. Brain Freeze! – Batman, Superman, Cyborg, the Flash, and the Green Lantern must battle Mr. Freeze when he encases Metropolis’s central computer in ice and shuts down the city.

Figueroa, Acton I Am Spider-Man – Introduces Spider-Man and his super powers. (S)

Hill, Susan Spider-Man Versus the Scorpion – Spider-Man must find a way to overcome his old foe the Scorpion by using smarts instead of strength.

Sazaklis, Jon Batman: Dawn of the Dynamic Duo – Relates how Batman and Robin first came together and describes their first battle agains. *** Look for more books by this author on other popular superheroes such as Superman! ***

Stein, Erin I Am Wonder Woman – Introduces Wonder Woman, the superhero amazon from Paradise Island who protects Earth using a magic lasso, protective armbands, and super strength.

Teitlbaum, Michael Batman:  Meet the Superheroes – When evil magic brings a dragon statue to life at a party Bruce Wayne is attending, he springs into action as Batman and calls on his friends Superman and Wonder Woman to help him fight the dragon.

Van Leeuwen, Jean Oliver the Mighty Pig – Oliver feels like the superhero Mighty Pig when he wears his Mighty Pig cape, but he finds that being a superhero in the real world has some complications.


JF – Juvenile Fiction:

Boniface, William The Extraordinary Adventures of Ordinary Boy – Ordinary Boy is the only resident of Superopolis without a superpower. (S)

Buckley, James Spider-Man’s Amazing Powers – Spider-Man has many super powers, from web-slinging to wall-crawling to the mysterious “spider sense.”

Dahl, Michael Five Riddles for Batman – Batman has been kidnapped by the Riddler! If Robin can solve the puzzle, he will locate the Caped Crusader, but that first riddle leads to another.  (S) *** Look for more books by this author on other popular superheroes such as Superman, Wonder Woman, and more! ***

Dezago, Todd Two for One – Spider-Man faces off against both Scorpion and Electro, two nights in a row. (S)

Hines-Stephens, Sarah Midway Monkey Madness – When a carnival comes to Metropolis, Beppo the Super-Monkey, along with the Wonder Twins and their space chimp must stop the midway madness. (S)

Hoena, B.A. Poison Ivy’s Deadly Garden – When animals and people begin to disappear in one of Gotham City’s parks, Batman suspects that the deadly Poison Ivy and her creepy plants are at work. *** Look for more books by this author on other popular superheroes such as Superman! ***

Kupperberg, Paul The Kid who Saved Superman – When a series of earthquakes ripple across the planet, a school field trip turns deadly. Students are trapped on a crumbling mountain, and only Superman can rescue them.  (S)

Lemke, Donald Emperor of the Airwaves – The Penguin purchases Gotham’s largest media company. Meanwhile, a crime wave hits the city. Batman soon learns that these events are related. (S)

Lyge, Barry – Wolverine; Worst Day Ever – He’s Marvel’s most popular mutant … and the best there is at what he does.

Morse, Scott Magic Pickle – With his feisty sidekick, the Magic Pickle faces his worst nightmare, the Brotherhood of Evil Produce. (PB) (S)

Pilkey, Dav The Adventures of Captain Underpants – George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants. (PB) (S)

Powell, Martin The Fog of Fear – On a bright spring morning, a dark cloud of smoke engulfs Gotham City. Can Batman save the citizens of Gotham from their worst nightmares? *** Look for more books by this author on other popular superheroes such as Superman! ***

Sonnborn, Scott Shell Shocker – Features DC superhero The Flash. *** Look for more books by this author on other popular superheroes such as Superman! ***

Stevens, Eric The Revenge of Clayface – A thief turns into a pile of mud and slips down a storm drain. He’s one of Batman’s strangest enemies, Clayface. *** Look for more books by this author on other popular superheroes such as Superman! ***

Sumerak, Marc Playing Hero – Spider-Man must team up with a bullying braggart to defeat a video game that has come to life.

Teitelbaum, Michael The Story of Spiderman – Relates the story of how the bite of a radioactive spider turned Peter Parker into Spider-Man.

Wells, Zeb Inauguration Day – Spider-Man has a series of adventures on the day of Barack Obama’s inauguration as President of the United States.


It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s…Superhero Books!!