Publish date: October 27th 2009
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 277
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Middle Grade
Series: Daniel Corrigan (#1)
"Powerless" by Matthew Cody is an easy book to overlook. Superheroes -- been done before, especially for middle grade readers. But to overlook this little gem would be a mistake. Cody really takes what is not a novel idea and makes it his own.Perhaps what makes the story so compelling to read is tha...
Some concepts do not work in novel format. Superheroes are one of them.
It’s a solid, entertaining, uncomplicated read. The powers and their limitations are thoroughly conceived and the characters, though not particularly deep, are believable and consistent, complete with badly-suppressed anxieties and early-adolescent awkwardness between friends of different genders. T...
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