Books The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew Paperback, 158 pages, First Second, List Price: $17.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Shadow HeroAuthorGene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Collects new stories of the Green Turtle, a masked hero in the 1930s whose alter-ego is Chinese-American. Read an excerpt of this book Genres: Young Adult Fiction Comics & Graphic Novels Also by Gene Luen Yang Dragon Hoops Secret Coders Boxers & Saints American Born Chinese Superman Smashes the Klan Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR Reviews, Interviews and More Read An Excerpt NPR stories about The Shadow Hero The Book Concierge: Find your next read with NPR's 2014 book guide >> NPR hide caption toggle caption NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2014's Great Reads December 3, 2014 NPR staff and critics selected some 250 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to filter books and find the perfect read for yourself or someone else. Review Book Reviews Can I Get A Do-Over? Shadow Selves And Second Chances July 24, 2014 Get your comic fix this week with Bryan Lee O'Malley's Seconds and The Shadow Hero, by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew. Both books take up the idea of re-writing the past — but in very different ways. The Shadow Hero, a new graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew, revives the comic book hero the Green Turtle. Sonny Liew/Courtesy of First Second Books hide caption toggle caption Sonny Liew/Courtesy of First Second Books Code Switch Was The Green Turtle The First Asian-American Superhero? July 15, 2014 A new graphic novel written by Gene Luen Yang re-imagines the Green Turtle, a mysterious superhero created during World War II, as the American-born son of Chinese immigrants. Was The Green Turtle The First Asian-American Superhero? Listen · 3:53 3:53 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/330121290/331586826" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Note: Book excerpts are provided by the publisher and may contain language some find offensive. Excerpt: The Shadow Hero Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email July 14, 20146:06 PM ET First Second Books First Second Books First Second Books First Second Books First Second Books First Second Books First Second Books From The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew. Copyright 2014 by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew. Excerpted by permission of First Second Books.