The shadow hero / story by Gene Luen Yang ; art by Sonny Liew.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition 2014.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: In this origin story for the classic comic book hero the Green Turtle, Hank, the nineteen-year-old son of Chinese immigrants, resists his mother's attempts to make him a superhero at first, but when tragedy strikes he assumes the role of a caped crusader. Aided by one of the four spirits of Chinese mythology, Hank becomes the Green Turtle and sets out to rid Chinatown of the gangsters who have intimidated everyone for years and murdered his father.
    • Notes:
      School Library Journal, June 2014
      Booklist starred, June 2014
      Library Media Connection starred, November 2014
      Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books starre, September 2014
      Pub Weekly, April 2014
      New York Times, August 2014
      Horn Book, April 2015
      Teacher Librarian, June 2014
      Kirkus Review, May 2014
      School Library Journal
      Booklist starred
      Library Media Connection starred
      Young Adult Follett Library Resources
      Young Adult
      GN 420 Lexile.
      Young Adult Follett School Solutions.
    • ISBN:
      9781596436978 (pbk.)
      9781489843364 (Follett bdg.)
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