Brad Baron is used to looking lame compared to his older brother, Blake. Though Brads basically a genius, Blake is a superhero in the elite Justice Force. And Brad doesnt measure up at his high school, either, where powers like super-strength andMoreBrad Baron is used to looking lame compared to his older brother, Blake.
Though Brads basically a genius, Blake is a superhero in the elite Justice Force. And Brad doesnt measure up at his high school, either, where powers like super-strength and flying are the norm. So when Brad makes friends who are more into political action than weight lifting, hes happy to join a new crew-especially since it means spending more time with Layla, a girl who may or may not have a totally illegal, totally secret super-power. And with her help, Brad begins to hone a dangerous new power of his own.But when theyre pulled into a web of nefarious criminals, high-stakes battles, and startling family secrets, Brad must choose which side hes on.
And once he does, theres no turning back.Perfect for fans of The Avengers, Ironman, and classic comic books, V is for Villain reveals that its good to be bad.Praise for RED MOON RISING:2011 Nominee for YALSA Teens Top Ten pickThe details are imaginative and believable, as are the social interactions at school and in Dannys home. This is a nifty book to pair with discussions about race and class, and a few direct references to Nazis also make it potentially useful for history connections.
-BooklistMoore tackles important issues such as self-esteem, prejudice/discrimination, loyalty, and acceptance, all woven into a teen paranormal adventure drama Fans of the genre will enjoy this different spin on the supernatural. -School Library JournalMoore ably keeps this novel from becoming simply social commentary by allowing Danny, a kid far more concerned with his new love, his future, and his newly found wulf strength than what he might represent in larger society, to narrate his own transformative experience.
-The Bulletin of the Center for Childrens Books