Grounded

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The good news: super-heroes are real. The bad news: You're not one of them. When Jonathan is sent to a high school for super-powered teens, he's forced to abadon his dream of having powers and deal with the reality that he's the only kid without them.

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Overview

The good news: super-heroes are real. The bad news: You're not one of them. When Jonathan is sent to a high school for super-powered teens, he's forced to abadon his dream of having powers and deal with the reality that he's the only kid without them.

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VOYA - Joe Sutliff Sanders
Even as a little boy, Jonathan knew that superheroes are real. Now in high school, he still shows a resistance to the truth, only rivaled by his willingness to make a fool of himself in pursuit of his dream. So when he discovers that his beloved comic books are actual history and that his parents are two of the most famous heroes in the world, he is unsure which disappointment is greater: his parents' lies or his own utter lack of powers. In a secure school for the children of heroes, Jonathan hopes to make sense of his new identity. But his parents have sins that they have forgotten, and one sin will have dear consequences for all the children of the world's heroes. This book is thick with plot. That density and the artwork's matching inking style make it a nice alternative to the current surfeit of teen superhero/superhero high school stories. The plot is the book's greatest strength, but it is also going to be a stumbling block for many readers (as it was for this reviewer). The teens are rendered believably-they can be selfish and generous, horny and nanve-and their motivations drive the story powerfully enough that readers will put up with-as this reviewer did-having to flip back and forth to understand the enormous amount of backstory. Grounded is unwieldy in its first volume, but that is a small price to pay for its innovation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582406411
  • Publisher: Image Comics
  • Publication date: 8/16/2006
  • Pages: 160
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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