|aBecoming a superhero : |badventures of an American superhero / |cWilliam D. Smith.
|aDenver, Colorado : |bOutskirts Press, |cc2008.
|a118 p. ; |c22 cm.
|aBecoming a superhero takes readers back to World War II and its aftermath, as they look inside the life of Billy Smith, a 10-year-old living in aPennsylvania coalmining town. Billy decides he wants to become an American superhero, yet the choices he makes often have disastrous consequences.
|aComing of age--Juvenile fiction.
|aWorld War, 1939-1945--Pennsylvania--Juvenile fiction.