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Generation wonder : the new age of heroes

Call Number

  • FICTION GENE TEEN (CEN, EAS, OSH)

Publication Information

New York : Amulet Books, 2022.

Physical Description

351 pages ; 22 cm

Audience

Ages 13 and up Amulet Books.

Summary

"Triumph. Tragedy. The empyreal. The infernal. Even the mundane, filtered through the fantastical. Superheroes are, appropriately enough, a sort of super-genre, encompassing all other story types. This YA anthology features 13 short stories that creatively turn superhero tropes on their head, while still paying homage to the genre that has found fans for more than eight decades. And there will be no mistake--superheroes don't have to just be generic handsome white dudes. Everyone in the world, no matter their race, sexual preference, pronouns, or level of ability, has dreamed of flying. Contributors include six New York Times bestselling authors, seven multiple award winners, a founder of We Need Diverse Books, and at least one author with millions of books in print in the U.S. alone. The collection is edited by New York Times bestselling author Barry Lyga, and it also features illustrations from Colleen Doran--New York Times bestselling cartoonist, and artist of the legendary Stan Lee's memoir. The full list of contributors includes: Barry Lyga, Paul Levitz, Sarah MacLean, Lamar Giles, Elizabeth Eulberg, Danielle Paige, Varian Johnson, Joseph Bruchac, Morgan Baden, Matthew Phillion, Anna-Marie McLemore, Sterling Gates, and Axie Oh"--

Contents

  • Love to hate / Fire that lasts / Ordinary kid / Fly, lions, fly / My life as a houseplant / Aubrey vs. the ninth circle of hell (aka Prom) / Something borrowed, or the costume / Knight's gambit / Night I caught a bullet / Mecha girl / Queeroes and villains / Power baby blue grows up / Bumped

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