The Vindico

By King, Wesley

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ISBN
978-0-39925-565-7 978-1-10157-723-2
Publisher
Putnam


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2012  |  Fiction

Gr 7 Up–Five seemingly average teens are sent to a sort of supervillain summer camp in King’s action-packed debut, the first in a series. James, Hayden, Lana, Emily, and Sam are coerced into joining a villainous group fighting against the League of Heroes. Each one is paired with a villain, and the protégés are surprised to find that they respect and in some cases even admire their “evil” mentors. But once they go on actual ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2012

The nefarious Vindico are hell-bent on destroying the League of Heroes. Their plan? Kidnap five kids and train them to be the next generation of supervillains. Nabbed in quick succession in the book's first five chapters, the teen (and tween) protégés-to-be aren't exactly thrilled at their fate. Their responses range from terror to bemusement: "What if we don't want to fight the League? They are superheroes, you know; good and just and...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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