The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,667,858 members ⚫ 1,180,414 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Hero

Hero by Mike Lupica
Add to cart
US$ 7.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
From the #1 New York Times bestseller Mike Lupica comes the story of one unsuspecting boy poised to follow in his superhero father’s footsteps

Fourteen-year-old Billy Harriman can feel the changes. The sharpening of his senses. The incredible strength. The speed, as though he can textmessage himself across miles. The confidence and the strange need to patrol Central Park at night. His dad had been a hero, a savior to America and a confidante of the president. Then he died, and the changes began in Billy. What Billy never knew was that his father was no ordinary man-he was a superhero, battling the world's evil. This is a battle that has been waged for generations and that knows no boundaries.

And now it's Billy's turn to take on the fight. It's Billy's turn to become a hero.

“[N]othing Mike Lupica has written will thrill you like this.” –William Goldman, author of The Princess Bride
 
“Sportswriter and novelist Lupica offers a change of pace from his previous sports stories for younger readers, deftly reworking the traditional superhero origin story into a moving tale of adolescent growth.” –Publisher’s Weekly
 
“[T]he stage is set for a sequel to what looks like a surefire hit.” –School Library Journal

 

Penguin Young Readers Group; November 2010
304 pages; ISBN 9781101198377
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: Hero
Author: Mike Lupica
 
  • News
'Hero' no big leap for Mike Lupica - Washington Post
Tue, 04 Jan 2011 23:46:12 -0800
'Hero' no big leap for Mike LupicaWashington PostThe way "Hero" ends makes the reader think there will be ...
WV Book Team: Some of the best books about baseball - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
Sat, 23 Apr 2016 21:12:40 -0700
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)WV Book Team: Some of the best books about baseballCharleston Gazette-Mail ...
Mike Lupica - Sports On Earth
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:53:15 -0700
Sports On EarthMike LupicaSports On EarthBartolo Colon had a failed drug test four years ago and look at him now: He is a ...
ISBNs
1101197536
9780142419601
9781101197530
9781101198377