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Sugar Hero (Princess Candy)

3.83  ·  Rating Details  ·  36 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
On Halo Nightly's eleventh birthday, her Aunt Pandora gives her a collection of jars filled with brightly colored candies. Soon she learns that the candies give her the incredible powers of nature. Halo uses the powers to combat Doozie Hiss, a rival student with superpowered hair.
Hardcover, 33 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Stone Arch Books (first published August 1st 2009)
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Kelly Ketcham
Positive- A graphic novel intended for girls!!!!!!!!!!! I was so excited to find this book because most of the graphic novels I see are aimed at boys or are unisex, however this book has a girl main character and is definitely written more for girls. This would be a great addition to my library because none of my girls are interested in graphic novels but this one might change their mind!

Audience and Applications- This book is probably made for 4th or 5th graders. There is a lot of suspense and
Nov 22, 2009 H rated it it was ok
Fine for what it is - a graphic novel reader for reluctant girl readers in grades 3-6 who are below grade level... Kind of powder puff girl-ish in this origination story telling how Halo Nightly inherited candy that tranforms her into a superhero from an aunt. I think there are girls in the target who will enjoy this series.
Jan 14, 2010 Kristen rated it it was amazing
When Halo receives a birthday present from her Aunt Pandora on her 11th birthday, her life is forever changed. She is given a jar of different colored candies. Soon, she discovers this is no regular candy. Each ones gives her a different power dealing with nature. Finding herself facing off with Doozie, she must use her new candy powers to fight Doozie's superpowered hair!

I love the start to this series - with a play off of the name Pandora from mythology and a box of goodies. The idea of candie
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Apr 22, 2016 Tara Strosnider rated it it was amazing
Amazing great graphic novel series for girls it's cute adorable and action packed a quick fun read too princess candy is amazing and its so girly and action packed I love princess candy highly recommend it
Feb 26, 2016 ∞Bertha rated it it was amazing
Shelves: library
My kid read these and I got curious, so I did too. They're pretty good. Cute, modern and with a good message. I really liked the illustrations and their vibrant colors. Great pre-teen read.
A fun intro to a new graphic novel series with a pink-haired girl who becomes a super hero when she eats magical candy that her mysterious Aunt Pandora gave her. The candy is labeled in Spanish words and helps her solve a mystery at school. The pictures are bright cartoons that students love. I am looking forward to the rest of the series.
Mar 01, 2013 Chris rated it it was ok
Shelves: j, graphic, light, superheroes
Flashy and fun, but pretty empty. Adequate, but I think it could have been done much better--both simpler and more substantial.
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Michael Dahl is the author of over 100 children's books. Some of his most popular series are Finnegan Zwake, Library of Doom, and Dragonblood. He resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in a haunted house.

He also writes under aliases Chris Carey, Rick Thomas, and Mark Ziegler.
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