Last son of Krypton

by Dahl, Michael.

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 6 copies
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The distant planet KRYPTON faces total destruction. Before it explodes, the scientist JOR-EL and his wife LARA send their only son into outer space. Later, the child's rocket crashes into a Kansas cornfield where a farmer and his wife discover the boy and his strange powers.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "This offering in Stone Arch's new DC Super Heroes series, a set of chapter books based on familiar comics characters, is as good a place as any for young readers to get to know the most famous superhero of them all, Superman. The story follows the established backstory of a boy named Kal-El sent to earth from the dying planet of Krypton, where he is plucked out of a Kansas cornfield by a friendly farmer couple and renamed Clark Kent. A handful of colored, full-page illustrations highlight the action and establish characters, and the basic text gentle enough to be reassuring and exciting enough to hold attention is livened up with the occasional sound effect, rendered much as it would be in a comics panel. While other volumes (starring Superman and Batman, and one with Wonder Woman on the way) might feature more superhero action and crime-fighting capers, this one has the bonus of being an ideal launching pad into the vast world of Superman comics. Discussion questions and writing prompts at the end help make this a nice choice for classrooms as well.--Chipman, Ian Copyright 2009 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series DC super heroes. Superman.
Subjects Superman -- (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction.
Superheroes -- Fiction.
Superheroes -- Juvenile fiction.
Science fiction comic books, strips, etc.
Children's stories -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Publisher Minneapolis :Stone Arch Books,2009
Contributors Delaney, John.
Loughridge, Lee.
Audience 008-012, RL: 3.2, Guided Reading Level: L.
Language English
Notes "Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster."
"Adventure" --Cover.
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
ISBN 9781434211552 (library binding)
143421155X (library binding)
9781434213709 (pbk.)
1434213706 (pbk.)
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