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Leon the Extraordinary, Book 1

By JK Sooja, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Good decisions save the day in fast, fun superhero romp.

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Positive, thoughtful, and bright Leon is an easy hero to get behind, even though he has no superpowers, in this action-packed adventure. Leon is certainly the best part of Leon the Extraordinary. In the face of many different kinds of dangers, he uses a kind of "common sense flow chart" that helps him think about making the right decision at crucial times. This method is detailed each time he does it, showing a great example of how to think about doing the right thing and what might be the possible consequences of your actions. And Leon shows great courage despite not having any special abilities. This makes him be creative and also rely on the help of others, which promotes teamwork and working together toward a common goal. Other positive messages include not judging others based on their family or where they come from, the dangers of smart phones, and the strength of working together over working by yourself.

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