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Overview

In this action-packed graphic novel, witness the Boston Massacre, the event when American colonists believed that they had been treated and taxed unfairly for years by Great Britain, leading to a clashing with British troops. Eye-popping artwork and easy-to-read text offer an appealing, accessible alternative for struggling and reluctant readers. An additional information section provides key facts and further understanding. The perfect book for budding historians, comic book fans, and everyone in between!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736862028
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2006
Series: Graphic History
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 120,666
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.

Table of Contents

Troops come to Boston — Shots in the street — A massacre in March — After the massacre.

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