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

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Boys of steel : the creators of Superman
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Boys of steel
Title remainder
the creators of Superman
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by Marc Tyler Nobleman ; illustrated by Ross MacDonald
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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
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Title
Boys of steel
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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.
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Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 2009
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
collective biography
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266390
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 741.5/973
  • B
  • 741.5092/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
NC1305
LC item number
.N63 2008
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760
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
pre adolescent
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the creators of Superman
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the creators of Superman
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Marc Tyler Nobleman, Ross MacDonald
Boys of steel : the creators of Superman, by Marc Tyler Nobleman ; illustrated by Ross MacDonald
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Boys of steel : the creators of Superman, by Marc Tyler Nobleman ; illustrated by Ross MacDonald
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Includes bibliographical references
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ocn174112745
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Dimensions
29 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375838026
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2007041606
Other physical details
col. ill.

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