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Action Presidents #1: George Washington!

Authors: Van Lente, Fred
Publisher: HarperCollins, HarperAlley
BISAC/Subject: JNF062020, JNF007130, JNF025190
ISBN: 9780062891198, Related ISBNs: 0062891197, 9780062891174, 9780062891198
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 128,
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis:

“A delightful, educational spin on history—and plenty of jokes,” said School Library Journal.

“Sheer joy,” praised Booklist in a starred review.

Finalist for the 2019 Excellence in Graphic Literature Award in Middle Grade Nonfiction

U.S. history comes to life like never before in this full-color graphic novel! We all know that George Washington was our first President and a hero of the American Revolution. But did you also know that he didn’t want to be president, never thought he would fight in a war, and had teeth so bad that he hated to smile?

Wimpy Kid meets the Who Was... series in these hilarious new graphic novels—where the history is real and the jokes are fake—from New York Times bestselling comic book author Fred Van Lente and award-winning cartoonist Ryan Dunlavey.

Historically accurate and highly entertaining, Action Presidents’ bold and hilarious comic-style illustration is perfect for curious minds, filled with timelines, maps, charts, and more, readers will keep learning until the last page.

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