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ISBN13: 9780765353542
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For as long as he can remember, fourteen-year-old Joshua Blevins has wanted to be a superhero. He has the brains, the passion, and the heart. Theres only one problem: he doesnt have any superpowers. But Josh isnt about to let that stop him.

Determined not to give up on his dream, Josh enlists the aid of his mentor, Captain Fearless, a retired costumed adventurer, to gain entrance to the Burlington Academy for the Superhuman under the false identity of Chance Fortune—a superhuman with the power of having unnaturally good luck.

Masquerading as Chance, Josh rises among the ranks of his fellow students at the Academy, eventually becoming the leader of his own combat team, the Outlaws. Together, Chance and his teammates Psy-Chick, Shocker, Gothika, Space Cadet, Iron Maiden, and Private Justice make new friends, battle new enemies, and ultimately find themselves caught up in a struggle for the fate of the universe. Can Chance and the Outlaws save the universe—AND survive their freshman year?

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For as long as he can remember, 14-year-old Joshua Blevins has wanted to be a superhero. There's only one problem: he doesn't have any superpowers. However, Josh isn't about to let that stop him.

About the Author

Shane Berryhill lives in Chattanooga, TN with his wife, Lesley. Chance Fortune and the Outlaws is his first novel.

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publicity, October 31, 2008 (view all comments by publicity)
"Shane Berryhill surpasses his power-packed first book, delivering more cool thrills, clever twists and great characters in a world of wildly imaginative dangers. There is plenty here for fans of the caped and cowled, and any who enjoy a smart action-suspense tale brimming with sci-fi/ fantasy elements and a dash of humor."
-Michael Reisman
THE GRAVITY KEEPER

Praise for Chance Fortune and the Outlaws:A New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age selection A Texas Lone Star Reading List selection “Readers weary of Potter-esque fantasy but hungry for another semi-humorous / semi-serious school setting, and lovers of superhero stories in general, will delight in this first volume in the Adventures of Chance Fortune series, ideally structured for many further adventures.”—Publishers Weekly

“Berryhill’s debut novel kicks off an engrossing series, The Adventures of Chance Fortune, that takes formulas both old and new and gives them a zippy twist.... A lively and engrossing tale that neither takes itself too seriously nor underestimates its readers….Here’s hoping Berryhill has several series entries ready to go.”—VOYA

“This morning one of my students returned the book, Chance Fortune and the Outlaws. This student was raving about the book and wanting to check out the "next" book. It is always rewarding to find a book that excites a student.”
-C. Reardon, CA Middle School Librarian / Media Coordinator

“I just wanted to write and say that I can't wait for the next Chance Fortune book! It is my favorite book! I really loved how Chance learned that he didn't need superpowers, just his own intelligence and compassion. Thank you for writing a book so special!
…All my 5th grade friends loved the book too! My mom said she'd get me the next one for Christmas. I don't know if I can wait that long!”
-Seth Thompson, Age 10

“I have just finished reading your Book ‘Chance Fortune’ I couldn't set the book down. It has been one of the best books I have read in a few years. I have been inspired by your writings. I just wanted to tell you that you are a wonderful writer. The book was made very well!”
-J. Stephenson, Middle Schooler

“I really enjoyed your book and will be recommending it to one and all.”
-K. Stewart, Texas

“…Absolutely loved your book, when is the second book coming?...I read your book and bought and gave it to my son and his friend for Christmas. They went ape__!”
- G. Seminara

“My son loved the first chance fortune book!!! when will the next one come out?”
-L. Linihan

“Thanks so much for being part of our Teen Summer Reading Program.”
-A. Banks, Librarian

www.shaneberryhill.com
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780765353542
Author:
Berryhill, Shane
Publisher:
Starscape
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Situations / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Good and evil
Subject:
Teenage boys
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Action
Subject:
Adventure/General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Social Issues/Self-Esteem
Subject:
Self-reliance
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Self-Esteem and Self-Reliance
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
School & Education
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Nueva Corr
Series:
Adventures of Chance Fortune
Series Volume:
No. 1 of 2
Publication Date:
20080102
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 10
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.58 x 5.24 x 0.745 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 15

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