Captain Awesome to the Rescue!

Captain Awesome to the Rescue!

Book - 2012 | 1st ed
Average Rating:
Rate this:
When second-grader Eugene and his family move to a new neighborhood and he starts at a new school, he has a chance to bring out his superhero alter ego, Captain Awesome, to find the kidnapped class hamster.
Publisher: New York : Little Simon, ©2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781442440906
Branch Call Number: jFIC Kirb
Characteristics: 105 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Here he comes to save the day!
The attack of Queen Stinkypants!
Evil wears pink ribbons in its hair!
Introducing Turbo
Lunchtime surprise!
The lost hamster weekend
1 boy
1 hamster = bad news
Captain Awesome hatches an awesome plan
Captain Awesome saves the day and the hamster
The end is right here
Additional Contributors: O'Connor, George - Illustrator


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

AL_LAUREN Aug 23, 2016

This beginning chapter book is great for five to eight-year-olds, and even keeps the attention of older reluctant or struggling readers. It uses kid-speak and, as an adult, it whisks you away to a simpler time when the big challenges were being the new kid in class and surviving cafeteria mystery meat. Nice large text, pictures on every 2-page spread, often more than one, makes use of all typical superhero devices and connects with the child as they imagine someone like themselves becoming a superhero and saving their family/town/school. Good for those who enjoy Magic Tree House, Junie B. Jones, and Eerie Elementary.
This is a series, so be prepared for more laughs and adventure!

Apr 24, 2016

I read about this series online, where it was recommended for boys around 6 who were losing interest in reading. And although my 5 year old son still loves reading, I thought it might be a fun read... And yes! It is! Although, as a parent, this isn't my favourite series to read, my son really really loves Captain Awesome and has been inspired to create his own super hero squad with his junior K friends. I definitely recommend this series for children who are 5-8 years old.

Jun 25, 2014

This book is awesome!

Aug 19, 2013

It was good!!!


Add Age Suitability

Feb 22, 2018

ipopjc thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 8

Apr 24, 2016

Piripiri thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over

yellow_lion_354 Aug 05, 2012

yellow_lion_354 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at PLYMC

To Top