I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived Graphic Novel #8) (I Survived Graphix) (Paperback)
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A gripping graphic novel adaptation of Lauren Tarshis's bestselling I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 with text adapted by Georgia Ball and art by Leo Trinidad.
Nathaniel Fox never imagined he’d find himself in the middle of a blood-soaked battlefield, fighting for his life. He’s only eleven years old! He’s barely paid attention to the troubles between America and England. Instead, he’s been worked to the bone by his cruel uncle.
But when his uncle's rage forces him to flee home suddenly, Nate finds himself in New York City, in the middle of the American Revolution. He encounters an old friend and joins his army regiment as a camp helper.
Soon the British invade -- and nothing goes as planned. Can Nate survive the war’s biggest battle yet?
Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series comes to vivid life in graphic novel editions. Perfect for readers who prefer the graphic novel format, or for existing fans of the I Survived chapter book series, these graphic novels combine historical facts with high-action storytelling that's sure to keep any reader turning the pages. Includes a nonfiction section at the back with facts and photos about the real-life event.
About the Author
Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.
Leo Trinidad is an illustrator and storyboard artist from Costa Rica. He has fifteen years of experience working on children’s books, graphic novels, and animated series for studios like Sony, DreamWorks, Disney, and Cartoon Network.
Praise forI Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Graphic Novel #1): "The first installment of Tarshis' sprawling prose disaster oeuvre for young readers is reimagined in visually interesting full-color comic panels that support its recognizable thrilling pace and convenient twists. Many of the most exciting scenes are largely wordless, spotlighting the propulsive action amid growing tensions. A fresh and interesting adaptation, making for an easy crowd pleaser." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Dark, subdued, inky art sets a somber tone, while a parade of mostly small panels builds suspense and promises to engage readers." -- School Library JournalPraise for I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 (I Survived Graphic Novel #3): “A crowd pleaser … Those familiar with this installment will anticipate the traumas and triumphs of the story, while newcomers to the series will also be pulled in; all will be satisfied with the mostly happy resolution … Another effective comics translation in this first-rate series.” -- School Library Journal
Praise forI Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001 (I Survived Graphic Novel #4): "The comic book format works well with intense pacing, searing images and edge-of-your-seat suspense." -- San Francisco Chronicle
Praise for Lauren Tarshis's I Survived chapter books:
Praise forI Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005: "Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero." -- Booklist
Praise forI Survived the American Revolution, 1776: "Tarshis successfully blends historical fact with an involving narrative." -- School Library Journal
Praise forI Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79: "Tarshis serves up another gripping adventure... with the light-speed pacing and death-defying maneuvering fans have come to expect." -- Booklist
Praise forI Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863: "Informative and breathlessly paced." -- Kirkus Reviews
Praise forI Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001: "[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs -- short- and longterm -- while ending on an upward beat." -- Kirkus ReviewsPraise forI Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916: "A gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers." -- School Library Journal
Praise for I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912: "The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the pages." -- Kirkus Reviews