Superman is the World's Greatest Hero! With super-strength, lightning speed, laser vision, and the ability to fly, he keeps Earth safe. But what is the science behind strength, speed, sight, and flight? And does anything or anyone in our world have similar abilities to Superman? Superman Science explores how real-life science and engineering relates to the Man of Steel's famous powers—and the real-world connections may surprise you.
- ISBN 978-1-62370-702-6
- Publisher Capstone Young Readers
- Brand DC Super Heroes
- Age Level 9-12 Years
- Reading Level Grades 4-6
- Genre Informational
- Subject Graphic Novels, Science & Nature
- Trim Size 6 x 9
- Page Count 144
- Language English
- Copyright 2017
"In this science book readers learn about flight, X-rays, speed, strength, and more. The text is broken down into examinations of each power Superman has at his disposal and expands upon it with real-world science. . . .The information is presented in easily digestible paragraphs that can be read discretely. Small scientists can read about one area or several with ease. . . .A serviceable science text for curious and nerdy readers." - Kirkus Reviews
January 1, 2017
Booklist - Erin Anderson
"STEM connections abound. . . .Illustrations, faithful to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s original comic-book stylings, share space with full-color photographs for a highly engaging layout. In the margins, trivia about Superman’s origins and abilities are offered and will satisfy comic-book fans. By celebrating the most iconic superhero of all time, Biskup is inspiring the next generation of engineers and generating excitement about future scientific advancement." - Booklist
December 1, 2016
Imagination Soup - Melissa Taylor
"The authors found a great hook to make science cool — Superman. Learn about flight, sight, speed, and strength all within the framework of superman. Text boxes accompanied by color photographs, illustrations, and backgrounds make this a digestible and interesting nonfiction science book. (Also check out Batman Science to learn about engineering vehicles, body armor, wings, and more.)" - Imagination Soup
February 15, 2017
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