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Supergirl: Daughter of Krypton is a 2016 book for young readers, part of Scholastic's Backstories series.

Synopsis for "Supergirl: Daughter of Krypton (Backstories)"

Helpless to save his whole family, Zor-El sends his daughter Kara Zor-El to Earth. After spending several decades in suspended animation, Kara lands on Earth and meets her baby cousin Kal-El, now a grownup and the world's greatest hero.

As Kara struggles to adapt to her new home, she makes friends with a girl named Siobhan Smythe, meets new enemies and gets herself her own fortress, the Sanctuary of Solitude. After taking down Simon Tycho, the Worldkillers and the Cyborg Superman, she claims the "Supergirl" title and joins the Justice League.

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  • This novel retells the beginning of the story of the Post-Flashpoint Supergirl.


  • "Backstories" is a series of books published by "Scholastic Inc." telling "autobiographies" of different pop culture characters (including Star Wars characters Darth Vader and Princess Leia). As of April, 2017 they have published backstories of the Post-Flashpoint versions of these DCU characters: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Supergirl and Batgirl.

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