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Apr 07 2014

Captain America -The Winter Soldier adapted by Allison Lowenstein and Tomas Palacios

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Scholastic 2014. ISBN 9781743623824.
(Age: 9+) Captain America - The Winter Soldier is the book of the film and I love having these on the shelf in my classroom library. Previous experience has seen children watching the movie and then devouring the book. This will be no exception. The first 2 chapters of Captain America - The Winter Soldier recap the first Captain America movie and the next Avenger movie before taking us to Washington and introducing us to Sam Wilson and an encounter with Steve Rogers aka Captain America. Steve is whisked off quickly to help S.H.I.E.L.D. and the action begins. Captain America has old school morals in a modern world and it looks like S.H.I.E.L.D. will have him testing those beliefs.
The story moves quickly and the chapters are short, using descriptive language and action to engage the reader.I would recommend it to readers aged 9+ who are looking for a fun read, enjoy super heroes and movies. It would also be good for those reluctant boys who struggle to be engaged with reading anything!
Kylie Kempster

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