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Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales)

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The Donner Party expedition is one of the most notorious stories in all of American history. Its 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 partys 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 Hales Hazardous Tales brand, and a great showcase for Hales 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 Librarys list: Childrens Books list: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2013

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2014

About the Author

Nathan Hale is the author of Big Bad Ironclad and One Dead Spy, as well as the illustrator of the graphic novel Rapunzels Revenge, which was an Al Roker Book Club for Kids selection, an ALA notable book, a YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens, and the recipient of three starred reviews. He lives in Provo, Utah.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781419708565
Author:
Hale, Nathan
Publisher:
Harry N. Abrams
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
Publication Date:
20130831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Two-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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