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A Hero for Today

Teen gains super powers and a mystery

By Maya Williams | null null , null

Author Mike Lupica talks to Scholastic News Kid Reporter Maya Williams about his latest book, Hero. Unlike his other young adult novels, which are mostly sports related, Hero is about a different kind of super power. Maya recommends this book to readers looking for "action and surprise."

Click Play Video to find out what super powers 14-year-old Zach discovers as he seeks to solve the mystery of his father's death.

kid reporter maya williams interviewing author mike lupica
 

Check out Kid Reporter Maya Williams' review of the book Hero!

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