Synopses & Reviews
Presented in a lively, full-color graphic-novel style, history comes alive in this groundbreaking curriculum-based series, developed with special consideration for the high-low reader. From the content areas of American history, European history, and ancient history, readers will marvel at the conflicts, triumphs, struggles, and accomplishments of these key historical figures. Each title in the series includes historical background text, maps, primary source images, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. These titles are sure to be received warmly by students, teachers, and librarians alike. By the time Elizabeth assumed the English throne in 1558, was religious turmoil, and disastrous finances had weakened the nation. By the end of her reign forty-five years later, England was rich and secure, enjoying its growing role as a world leader. Readers will learn how during her tenure, England destroyed the feared Spanish Armada, experienced the flourishing of great literature, and witnessed great social and economic reform that shaped the future of the nation for more than 200 years.