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Overview

Tells the story of the Battle of Gettysburg, the three-day battle that was the turning point in the Civil War. Written in graphic-novel format.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736868808
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2006
Series: Graphic History
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 607,320
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Formerly an editor at the educational publisher Weekly Reader, Michael Burgan has been a freelance writer for 17 years. He has written more than 250 books for children and young adults, specializing in U.S. history, geography, and biographies of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Burgan has won several awards for his writing, and his plays for adult audiences have been staged across the United States. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in history. He currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his cat Callie.

Steve originally hails from Oklahoma, and is a 2007 inductee into the Oklahoma Cartoonist Hall of Fame. He spent over a decade penciling comic books for DC Comics. Over the years, he's lent his artistic talents to a variety of other fields, ranging from t-shirt design to spot illustration to kids meal toys. He resides in north Texas where he makes a nice living as a product illustrator and designer for seasonaldecorative items, occasionally dabbling in comics art and graphic novels. His wide range of experience falls in line with his personal philosophy as summed up by author Douglas Adams:I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.

Table of Contents

The road to Gettysburg — Gains and losses — A bloody victory — After the battle.

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