Nathan Hale s Hazardous Tales

Author: Nathan Hale
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613125240
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The Donner Party expedition is one of the most notorious stories in all of American history. It’s also a fascinating snapshot of the westward expansion of the United States, and the families and individuals who sacrificed so much to build new lives in a largely unknown landscape. From the preparation for the journey to each disastrous leg of the trip, this book shows the specific bad decisions that led to the party’s predicament in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The graphic novel focuses on the struggles of the Reed family to tell the true story of the catastrophic journey. This popular topic is a perfect addition to the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales brand, and a great showcase for Hale’s storytelling skills. Praise for Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party "This informative graphic novel capitalizes on enticingly gross history to great effect, balancing raw facts with strong storytelling." --Booklist Awards YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens List 2014 New York Public Library’s list: Children’s Books list: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2013 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2014

Nathan Hale s Hazardous Tales

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Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 9781419703966
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Each of the books in the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series has elements of the strange but true and is presented in an engaging format, highlighting the larger-than-life characters that pop up in real history.

Nathan Hale s Hazardous Tales

Author: Nathan Hale
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 161312371X
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Each of the books in Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales has elements of the strange but true and is presented in an engaging, funny format, highlighting the larger-than-life characters that pop up in real history. Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War. From the ship’s inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily relate to. Praise for Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Big Bad Ironclad "Livelier than the typical history textbook but sillier than the many outstanding works on the Civil War available for young readers, this will appeal to both history buffs and graphic-novel enthusiasts." —Kirkus Reviews "Readers interested in American history will enjoy these graphic novels... Comic panels of varying sizes enhance the real-life events and support the stories’ over-the-top humor... the writing is accessible and entertaining; author Hale’s style gives readers an insider-y, you-are-there-type scoop." —Horn Book Award: New York Public Library’s Children's Books 2012: 100 Books for Reading and Sharing list

Alamo All Stars

Author: Nathan Hale
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 9780606407090
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Shares the Lone Star State's bloody fight for independence from the Mexican government and features the exploits of historical legends Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett. Presented in graphic novel format.

Treaties Trenches Mud and Blood Nathan Hale s Hazardous Tales 4

Author: Nathan Hale
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613126247
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New York Times Bestseller World War I set the tone for the 20th century and introduced a new type of warfare: global, mechanical, and brutal. Nathan Hale has gathered some of the most fascinating true-life tales from the war and given them his inimitable Hazardous Tales twist. Easy to understand, funny, informative, and lively, this series is the best way to be introduced to some of the most well-known battles (and little-known secrets) of the infamous war. Praise for Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales "Students bored to death by textbook descriptions of WWI battle maneuvers should be engaged by this entertaining, educational glimpse at world history." --Booklist "A mixture of textbook and slapstick, this essential read makes history come alive in a way that is relevant to modern-day life and kids." --School Library Journal

Donner Dinner Party

Author: Nathan Hale
Publisher: Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
ISBN: 9780606401982
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In graphic novel format, Revolutionary War spy Nathan Hale tells a hangman and British officer the story of the Donner Party, a doomed wagon train traveling from Illinois to California in 1846.

Lafayette

Author: Nathan Hale
Publisher: Amulet Books
ISBN: 9781419731488
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Tells the story of the Marquis de Lafayette, both what happened before and during the American Revolution, including all the Frenchman's escapades across France and the colonies.

Raid of No Return

Author: Nathan Hale
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 9780606407182
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World War II. On December 7, 1941, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, officially bringing the United States into World War II. A new generation of pilots were recruited to fly bombing missions for the United States, and from that group, volunteers wer

Louise Loves Art

Author: Kelly Light
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062355848
Format: PDF
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For fans of Olivia and Eloise, this stunning debut from Kelly Light is an irresistible story about the importance of creativity in all its forms. Meet Louise. Louise loves art more than anything. It's her imagination on the outside. She is determined to create a masterpiece—her pièce de résistance! Louise also loves Art, her little brother. This is their story. Louise Loves Art is a celebration of the brilliant artist who resides in all of us.

One Trick Pony

Author: Nathan Hale
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683350707
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The aliens have arrived. And they’re hungry for electricity. In the Earth of the future, humans are on the run from an alien force—giant blobs who suck up electrical devices wherever they can find them. Strata and her family are part of a caravan of digital rescuers, hoping to keep the memory of civilization alive by saving electronics wherever they can. Many humans have reverted to a pre-electrical age, and others have taken advantage of the invasion to become dangerous bandits and outlaws. When Strata and her brother are separated from the caravan, they must rely on a particularly beautiful and rare robot pony to escape the outlaws and aliens—and defeat the invaders once and for all.