I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Batgirl at Super Hero High by Lisa Yee
Genres: Middle Grade
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers on January 3rd 2017
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Also by this author: Wonder Woman at Super Hero High (DC Super Hero Girls), Supergirl at Super Hero High
Get your cape on with the DC Super Hero Girls the unprecedented new Super Hero universe especially for girls! Readers of all ages can fly high with the all-new adventures of Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl, and some of the world s most iconic female super heroes as high schoolers! Batgirl has always hidden in the shadows but does she have what it takes to stand in the spotlight at Super Hero High? Barbara Gordon has always been an off-the-charts, just-forget-about-the-test super-genius and tech whiz, and then she gets the offer of a lifetime when Supergirl recognizes that Barbara s talents make her an ideal candidate for Super Hero High. Donning the cape and cowl, Barbara Gordon becomes Batgirl, ready to train at the most elite school on the planet, next to some of the most powerful teenagers in the galaxy. She s always had the heart of a hero . . . but now she ll have to prove that she can be one. Good thing she loves a challenge! Award-winning author Lisa Yee brings mystery, thrills, and laughs to this groundbreaking series that follows DC Comics most iconic female Super Heroes and Super-Villains. Move over Batman and Superman the DC Super Hero Girls are ready to save the day and have fun doing it!
Praise for DC Super Hero Girls: Sure to have wide appeal, this book is a solid option to balance collections saturated with male superheroes. - School Library Journal"
Here is what I thought
It’s another fun-filled, super cute, superhero book series that concentrates on the girls!
Barbara Gordon is a tech wiz and she is always helping out at Superhero High, in the last book she got to use some of her tech skills to help save the world. She really wants to go to Superhero High as Batgirl, the name her best friend, Supergirl, gave her. It takes a lot of talking and pleading with her dad, Commissioner Gordon, to be able to attend.
Now that she is there Batgirl is having all sort of second thoughts, about if she is good enough to be a hero since she doesn’t have super powers. Her fellow superhero friends have faith in her and when something goes terribly wrong the only one that can fix it Batgirl and she learns what it means to be a true superhero.
Though the supers are in high school, I feel it’s more of a middle grade to maybe young YA. Though I think it’s fun for everyone! It’s a great book to learn about believing in yourself and going after what you want and follow your heart.
Recommend if you like
Books about superheroes and coming of age stories