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

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

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.
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009.
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
266390
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
741.5092/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
LG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Reading level
5.8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
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, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=309E587D-8921-43A2-B8A5-3E61BD59E66A
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn850520347
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780449810644
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
col. ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
309E587D-8921-43A2-B8A5-3E61BD59E66A
System control number
(OCoLC)850520347
Label
Boys of steel : the creators of Superman, by Marc Tyler Nobleman ; illustrated by Ross MacDonald, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=309E587D-8921-43A2-B8A5-3E61BD59E66A
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn850520347
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780449810644
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
col. ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
309E587D-8921-43A2-B8A5-3E61BD59E66A
System control number
(OCoLC)850520347

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