In this stunning, fast-paced, and punk rock first middle grade novel by author Nick Courage, young readers will be propelled into another world where superheroes emerge from the unlikeliest people...

"I was recently persuaded by one who knows, that blurbs or cover quotes do no good, and I should not write them. So I will not be saying that The Loudness is a meticulously crafted and admirable book. Others may say it - I wouldn't be surprised - but I say buy a copy, take it home and read it, and make up your own mind. What am I, a guru?"
- Daniel Pinkwater

"I loved The Loudness. The voice, the story, the characterization, the writing... just, wow."
- Carol Lynch Williams

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