Wonder Woman at Super Hero High Blog Tour

Book Review, Middle Grade, New Releases
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Wonder Woman at Super Hero High by Lisa Yee

 

Age Range: 8 – 12 years | Grade Level: 3 – 7 | Series: Dc Super Hero Girls | Hardcover: 240 pages | Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers (March 1, 2016)

 

About Wonder Woman at Super Hero High:

This groundbreaking new middle grade series follows DC Comics’ most iconic female Super Heroes and Super-Villains . . . as high schoolers. At Super Hero High, the galaxy’s most powerful teens nurture their powers and master the fundamentals of what it means to be a hero.

 

Find the Book:

Amazon | Goodreads | Barnes & Noble | Kobo

 

About the Author:

Lisa Yee has studied detective work, written canned-food labels, and scripted television specials. She also owns the second-largest collection of Winnie-the-Pooh memorabilia in the U.S.

 

My Thoughts on Wonder Woman at Super Hero High:

Wonder Woman at Super Hero High

My girls have been dying to get their hands on this book ever since I showed them the cover several months ago. Saying yes to a review copy was a no-brainer. My kids love superheroes and Wonder Woman is a favorite in our house. Miss K even dressed up as WW for Halloween. If you’ve seen the hype around this new series and are wondering if it’s right for your child, here are some things to keep in mind.

Keep in Mind:
1. This is a novel, not a graphic novel. It’s all words with no pictures.
2. Wonder Woman is portrayed as sweet but clueless.
3. It’s very similar to Pokemon, Ever After High, and Monster High.

Good to Know:
1. It’s well written. Lisa Yee did a good job writing the book and making it engaging.
2. My kids loved it. Since they’re the intended audience, that’s a huge plus.
3. Wonder Woman is strong, optimistic, and always positive. She always thinks the best of people, stands up for truth, and works her hardest to serve society.

As with most books that are developed in-house, Wonder Woman at Super Hero High has it’s drawbacks. But for a book aimed at tween and younger teen girls, it’s spot on. If you were hoping for a novel about Wonder Woman with crossover appeal for adults, I would wait for the young adult version that will be coming out next year from Leigh Bardugo. But if you have a tween or younger teen that likes Wonder Woman, this is perfect.

Content: clean

Source: I received a copy of this book from the publisher for the purpose of this review.

 

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Gina
    April 26, 2016 at 2:38 am

    Oh, you reviewed this one too? Small world….but admittedly, this was for me not any kiddos. ^-^ I enjoyed it as well and agree, not as big in the crossover department unless you’re already a fan of kid lit/middle grade reading in general. Glad you guys enjoyed it and thanks for the share!

    • Reply
      Dena at Batch of Books
      April 26, 2016 at 3:31 pm

      It’s definitely for kids, but I like reading books for kids anyway, so it was a win-win. 🙂 Glad you liked it too!

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    Tressa @ Wishful Endings
    April 28, 2016 at 4:19 am

    My kids would love this. So glad you shared!! Going to be grabbing a copy soon!

    • Reply
      Dena at Batch of Books
      April 28, 2016 at 6:06 pm

      I hope they like it! My kids loved reading it. I’m sure we’ll be getting the next book too. 🙂

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