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Lisa Yee


Lisa Yee

When she was little, Lisa Yee could see the Hollywood sign and the Griffith Park Observatory from her house. She attended the University of Southern California (go Trojans!), then spent 17 years in Florida before returning to the Los Angeles area. She now lives with her family in South Pasadena. Lisa is the author of Millicent Min, Girl Genius; Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time; and So Totally Emily Ebers. As part of her research for this book, she ate at approximately 24 different taco trucks. She recommends the carnitas.

Lisa Yee

Books by Lisa Yee

Written by Lisa Yee and Illustrated by Random House - Children's, Children's 8-12, Science Fiction, Superhero

Funny girl Harley Quinn loves fighting crime with her classmates like Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and Supergirl, but she always does it her with own madcap style --- and a big mallet! It's no surprise that Harley can't resist getting involved in a dance competition and organizing an outrageous battle of the bands. But when a high-tech carnival comes to town, Harley knows that things aren't what they seem and that only she can get to the bottom of the mystery --- and deliver a great punch line while doing it!

by Lisa Yee - Adventure, Children's 9-12, Fiction, Science Fiction, Superhero
Sword-wielding Katana isn’t like most high school students --- but with classmates like Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and Supergirl, Super Hero High isn’t like most high schools! In addition to training to be a super hero, Katana also follows the noble warrior traditions of the Samurai. Now a mysterious presence has given her the responsibility of guarding a hundred ancient Samurai swords --- but why her, and for what purpose? With the help of Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Ms. Martian, and some of her other super friends, she intends to find out. 
by Lisa Yee - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Comic Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Friendship, Science Fiction, Superhero

Barbara Gordon has always been an off-the-charts, just-forget-about-the-test super-genius and tech whiz and then she gets the offer of a lifetime when Supergirl recognizes that Barbara’s talents make her an ideal candidate for Super Hero High. Donning the cape and cowl, Barbara Gordon becomes Batgirl, ready to train at the most elite school on the planet, next to some of the most powerful teenagers in the galaxy. She’s always had the heart of a hero...but now she’ll have to prove that she can be one. Good thing she loves a challenge!

by Lisa Yee - Children's 8-12, Friendship, Science Fiction

Supergirl is the new girl in school --- and she just also happens to be the most powerful teenager in the galaxy! After losing her home planet of Krypton and everyone she knows, Supergirl has made a new home on Earth, but she’s isn’t so sure that Super Hero High School is the right place for her. Wonder Woman, other new friends and a kindly librarian make her feel welcome, but breached inter-dimensional portals, invading alien armies and bad dreams shake her confidence. It’s not easy being a super hero and a high school student all at once!

by Lisa Yee

Entering seventh grade is no big deal for Marley Sandelski: Same old boring classes, same old boring life. The only thing he has to look forward to is the upcoming Star Trek convention. But when he inadvertently draws the attention of Digger Ronster, the biggest bully in school, his life has officially moved from boring to far too dramatic...from invisible to center stage.

written by Lisa Yee, illustrated by Dan Santat