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The Captivating, Creative, Unusual History of Comic Books
     

The Captivating, Creative, Unusual History of Comic Books

by Jennifer M. Besel
 

Colossal strength, mind-blowing powers, and twisted villains make for amazing block-buster movies. But comic books existed long before they exploded across the big screen. Trace the history of the ever-evolving world of comics, from its meager beginnings to its prized position in pop culture today.

Overview

Colossal strength, mind-blowing powers, and twisted villains make for amazing block-buster movies. But comic books existed long before they exploded across the big screen. Trace the history of the ever-evolving world of comics, from its meager beginnings to its prized position in pop culture today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429647908
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Series:
Unusual Histories Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
1,318,452
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
IG840L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Jennifer Besel has the best job in the world—writing and editing books for kids! Her book The Captivating, Creative, Unusual History of Comic Books was a 2011 notable book from the National Council for the Social Studies, the Children's Book Council, and the TriState Young Adult Review Committee. It was also a 2010 VOYA honor book. Jen reads, writes, and plays in Mankato, Minnesota, with her husband and two sons.

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