Why ‘The Adventures of Mahalia and Malcolm The Robinsons’ is an amazing read

Estimated read time 2 min read

Mahalia, an eighth grader, and her brother, Malcolm, a fifth grader are just beginning to learn to use their unique superpowers. Now their family has been attacked , and they must use those powers to save their Grandfather from Titus.

Titus is evil and seems determined to kill their family. Not knowing why such mayhem has fallen on their family, the siblings must quickly learn to harness their superpowers and rush to help their Grandmother save their family.

They know that they are not the typical African American family, but that doesn’t stop them from being kids, and as Mahalia and Malcolm set off on a brave and daring adventure to rescue their family, they struggle with the normal fears and anxieties that all kids experience. During their journey, they discover the enormous range of their superpowers, incredible secrets about their family, like Douglass: the family’s robot, and RedTail1: the family’s aircraft, and the courage that it takes to keep a superhero family together. Filled with excitement and riveting escapades, The Adventures of Mahalia and Malcolm the Robinsons is the perfect book to show young readers that superheroes come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and ages!

The book is written by Terance Shipman and Prudence Williams.