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School for sidekicks

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"Evan Quick, Hero's Log, May the 25... and darn it -- I just can't do this. I'm never going to be a Mask. Get over it Evan."

Evan Quick has spent his whole life dreaming of becoming a hero. Every morning he wakes up and runs through a checklist of test to see if he's developed powers over night, and every day it is the same thing -- nothing. No flying, no super strength, no heat rays or cold beams. No invulnerability -- that always hurt to check -- no telepathy, no magic. Not even the ability to light a light bulb without flipping a switch. And now, he's finally ready to give up.

But then, the class field trip to the Mask Museum is interrupted by a super villain attack, and Evan somehow manages to survive a death ray. Even better, Evan's favorite Mask, Captain Commanding, shows up to save them all -- and when things go very wrong, it's Evan who finds the strength to come to Captain Commanding's rescue.

Yet the hero's reception Evan is expecting never happens. Before he even gets the chance to say hello, Evan is bundled away to The Academy, an institution derisively called The School for Sidekicks by its students. Forced to take classes like Banter Basics and Combat with Dinnerware, while being assigned as an 'apprentice' to Foxman -- a Mask widely considered a has-been -- Evan starts to worry that he'll never be able to save the day...

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Grouped Work ID eb53fe10-b0b7-636d-04b7-66378f694ac6
Full title school for sidekicks
Author mccullough kelly
Grouping Category book
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subject_facet Ability -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction, Science fiction, American, Superheroes -- Juvenile fiction
title_display School for sidekicks
title_full School for sidekicks / Kelly McCullough
title_short School for sidekicks
topic_facet Ability, Schools, Science fiction, American, Superheroes