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BOOK REVIEW: HERO
BY PERRY MOORE

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Thom Creed has many things going on in his life right now. The last thing he wants to do is to disappoint his father. Thom has some secrets and for now he will just put them on the backburner.

Thomís father, Hal, was one of the greatest super heroes of The League until an unfortunate incident occurred. Then Thomís mother disappeared. Thomís father became an outcast and spent most of his time working to support the two of them.

Thom had two secrets. One is he is gay. The other is he has the power to heal people. Thom is asked to join The League. He knew his father would not be happy about this but he could not resist. Something happens and Thom is kicked off the team.

Thom realizes that he cannot continue to keep his secrets and to be really happy in life he has to come to terms with his past. The only thing holding him back is the fear that he will lose his fatherís love.

What does Thom decide to do?

Hero is a funny and moving story. Even though it is advertised as a young adult read, older adults will also enjoy this book. You will love the quirky characters that keep this book moving at a fast pace. This book has a very busy plot, which touches on some very serious issues; but at the same time, the author interjects much humor throughout the story. If you enjoy comic books and a story with a rich plot be sure to add ďHeroĒ to your reading list.

REVIEWED BY NANCY EATON

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