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Stuffed animals wearing superhero costumes.

Stuffed-animal superhero academy was a blast

Hello boys and girls!

My name is Darby and I live in the big doghouse over at the Wheatfield Library. I spend most of my time lying on top of the dog house roof, but last month we had a bit of excitement at the library. 

Miss Carolynn and Miss Rachael asked me if I wanted to help teach a superhero school class for other stuffed animals. This sounded like it was right up my alley. I was so excited, I said yes right away!

We planned classes for the 4 main superhero powers:  flying, being strong, throwing a web (like Spiderman) and learning to read!  We put out posters asking other stuffed animals to sign up and we got 17 students. Oh boy, our first Superhero School was sure to be a success! :)

The first day when everyone arrived they got a name tag and a photo taken.  Then they got separated into teams for their first class, flying. Everyone did such a super job. We got some great action photos.

Then everyone moved along to the second class, weight lifting. Being strong is a lot harder than it looks. I’m pretty good at this, but I’m a BIG dog. Being strong is easier if you’re big! Everyone did their best...

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