The Adventures of Beanboy
Publication Date: February 2012
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overnight (if given enough water).
With thoughtful characterizations and copious comic book illustrations, this laughout-loud novel will have readers rooting for a superhero with true heart.
"With a full comic adventure that includes a farting superhero, this is an excellent reccomendation for kids transitioning between graphic novels and traditional books."--Kirkus"Tucker's rapport with his brother, concern for his mother, and frustration with his absent father (who now 'only existed in e-mails') add emotional depth to Harkrader's believable portrait of school and family life."--Publishers Weekly "Harkrader has created superb characters...Fans of Dav Pilkey's 'Captain Underpants' (Scholastic) or Jeff Kinney's 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' (Abrams) books will embrace Tucker and his winsome, quirky friends and schoolmates."--School Library Journal, starred review "[Harkrader] offers another knowing, funny, and sometimes moving look at middle-school issues."--Booklist