In a fast-paced, accessible narrative, award-winning young adult author Paul Volponi explores the real-life science, history, and literature behind comic book superheroes' powers and origins.
About the Author
Paul Volponi is an author, journalist and educator. His twelve novels for young adults have been the recipients of a dozen American Library Association honors and his novel Black and White was a winner of the International Reading Association Children's Book Award. Volponi is also the author of three nonfiction books for young adults: That's My Team: The History, Science, and Fun behind Sports Teams' Names; Streetball Is Life: Lessons Earned on the Asphalt; and The Great G.O.A.T. Debate: The Best of the Best in Everything from Sports to Science. Volponi resides in New York City.