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The Resource Boys of steel : the creators of Superman, by Marc Tyler Nobleman ; illustrated by Ross MacDonald

Boys of steel : the creators of Superman, by Marc Tyler Nobleman ; illustrated by Ross MacDonald

Label
Boys of steel : the creators of Superman
Title
Boys of steel
Title remainder
the creators of Superman
Statement of responsibility
by Marc Tyler Nobleman ; illustrated by Ross MacDonald
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster, two misfit teens in Cleveland, were more like Clark Kent than Superman. Both boys escaped into the worlds of science fiction and pulp magazine tales. In 1934, they created the superhero, but it was four years before they convinced a publisher to take a chance on their Man of Steel in a new format--the comic book
Summary
Chronicles how writer Jerry Siegel and illustrator Joe Shuster created the character of Superman and, after being turned down by several editors, finally published their first comic book featuring the Man of Steel in 1938.
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 2009
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
266390
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 741.5/973
  • B
  • 741.5092/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
760
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
LG
LC call number
NC1305
LC item number
.N63 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
5.8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the creators of Superman
Label
Boys of steel : the creators of Superman, by Marc Tyler Nobleman ; illustrated by Ross MacDonald
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20992831
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375938023
Lccn
2007041606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375938023
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn174112745
  • (OCoLC)174112745
Label
Boys of steel : the creators of Superman, by Marc Tyler Nobleman ; illustrated by Ross MacDonald
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20992831
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375938023
Lccn
2007041606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780375938023
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn174112745
  • (OCoLC)174112745

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