Make Reading Your Super Power!

September at the library means superheroes, comic books, fandoms, and fun! On September 22 from 2-6 pm Terrebonne Parish Main Library will host its fifth annual Terrebonne Comic Con.

Mark your calendars and get your costumes ready to join us for four hours of celebration filled with costumed superheroes, photo ops, artists, vendors, games, sing-a-longs, performances, and more. This event is family friendly and for all ages. Best of all, it is completely free! Be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page @mytpl.org for updated information.

In the meantime, check out one of these heroic books to get you in a super-powered mood. All three books are available through the Terrebonne Parish Library System, and you can reserve a copy today at www.mytpl.org.

Preschool
The Day I Lost My Superpowers
Written by Michaël Escoffier
Illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo

All kids start out with super powers. They can fly, make things disappear, move things without touching them, and even turn invisible. But what do you do if one day your super powers fail you? Find out what happens to our young superhero when she wakes up one day only to discover she is no longer all powerful.

 

K-3rd
What Makes a Hero
Written by Pamela Bobowicz
Illustrated by Eda Kaban

Anyone can be a hero, whether you have super powers or not. In this book, the strong women of the Marvel Cinematic Universe tell you just what it takes to save the day. It could be your smarts, your strength, teamwork, or other skills that take you to the next level. You’ll hear from Captain Marvel, Shuri, Gamora, Black Widow, and more in this inspirational picture book.

4th-6th
Sparks!
Written by Ian Boothby
Illustrated by Nina Matsumoto

Not all heroes are humans. Sometimes they come in the form of two cats in a robotic dog suit. In Sparks!, Charlie and August team up to pilot their dog suit to save the day across town. Everything is going to plan until one day a new villain shows up to conquer the world. Don’t be fooled—just because this alien looks like a onesie-wearing baby and is named Princess doesn’t mean that they are to be trifled with. Will August and Charlie be able to save the day before the aliens take over? •

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