Mighty Boy by Carol Sonenklar

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When he gets a chance to meet his hero, the television character Mighty Boy, Howard Weinstein discovers his own strengths that help him handle the bully in his new fourth grade class.

About Carol Sonenklar

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Carol Sonenklar is the author of the novels "Bug Boy" and" Bug Girl," A freelance journalist for a variety of magazines and newspapers, Ms. Sonenklar lives in State College, Pennsylvania with her family. John Kaufmann does illustration work and graphic design for several magazines and advertising firms. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with his family.
Published September 1, 1999 by Scholastic. 128 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Small for his age, often bullied, new kid Howard is thrilled when he wins a contest to attend a taping of his favorite TV show, “Mighty Boy.” Even though he knows that Mighty Boy is played by an actor, Howard is nevertheless shocked to find that the actor has none of the hero’s qualities.

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He belongs to the Mighty Boy Boys' Club, eats Mighty Bites cereal and, best of all, his essay on ""What Mighty Power Is the Most Valuable and Why?"" wins him a guest role on the TV show.

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