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, Bob – Max – 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, Bob – SuperHero 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, April – Noodle 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, Viviane – Timothy 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.