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Leon the Extraordinary: A Graphic Novel (Leon #1)

By Jamar Nicholas   

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338744156 Paperback
272 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338744163 Hardcover
272 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338744187 Ebook
272 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Leon is an ordinary kid who becomes extraordinary when he fights a supervillain to save his school!

In the city where Leon lives, superheroes -- and supervillains -- are commonplace. So how does an ordinary kid like Leon, who has no superpowers himself, become the superhero he wants to be? When all his classmates suddenly become obsessed with a new phone app that turns them into zombies, Leon gets his chance to prove that using his brain and following his heart can save the day.

Equal parts New Kid and The Incredibles, the first graphic novel in this action-packed, heartfelt, and joyously funny series by Jamar Nicholas reminds readers that when it comes to being a hero, you just need to believe in yourself.

Raves & reviews:

★ "Nicholas's innovative tale, brimming with fully fleshed out characters and bombastic battle sequences, is one to revisit again and again." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"This is a silly and fun-filled story with a heartwarming throughline about not needing special abilities to have an impact on one's community... A solid, action-filled comedy with a crucial message." -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Fist Stick Knife Gun, illustrated by Jamar Nicholas:

"This is exactly the sort of broadly appealing and gripping nonfiction graphic novel that librarians need to be adding to their shelves." -- Publishers Weekly

"Jamar Nicholas is a master of his craft -- his drawings are full of life and truly stunning." -- Bryan Lee O'Malley, creator of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World