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History Comics: The Roanoke Colony: America's First Mystery

$24.99

$24.99

Following the success of Science Comics, First Second is launching a new nonfiction series: History Comics! Travel back in time to the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, the deserts of the American southwest, the riot at the Stonewall Inn, and beyond! With History Comics, the past comes alive in a way that's edifying, entertaining, and relevant to our modern lives.

In this volume, turn the clock back to 1590. A century before the Pilgrims, the first English settlers established the colony of Roanoke. But without warning, all its inhabitants abandoned their homes and disappeared without a trace. Can you separate fact from fiction and solve this mystery filled with brutal battles, perilous pirate ships, ruthless queens, and enough skeletons to fill a graveyard?

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781250174352
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 29/08/2020
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
    Junior Fiction / Junior
  • Imprint: First Second
  • Pages: 128
  • Price: $24.99

Following the success of Science Comics, First Second is launching a new nonfiction series: History Comics! Travel back in time to the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, the deserts of the American southwest, the riot at the Stonewall Inn, and beyond! With History Comics, the past comes alive in a way that's edifying, entertaining, and relevant to our modern lives.

In this volume, turn the clock back to 1590. A century before the Pilgrims, the first English settlers established the colony of Roanoke. But without warning, all its inhabitants abandoned their homes and disappeared without a trace. Can you separate fact from fiction and solve this mystery filled with brutal battles, perilous pirate ships, ruthless queens, and enough skeletons to fill a graveyard?

Author Information

Chris Schweizer has been a college professor, a hotel manager, a movie theater projectionist, a martial arts instructor, a set builder, a life-drawing model, a bartender, a car wash attendant, a bagboy, a delivery boy, a choirboy, a lawn boy, a sixth-grade social studies teacher, a field hand, a deck hand, a puppeteer for a children's television show, a kickboxer, and a line worker at a pancake mix factory. But now he's a cartoonist, and he likes that best.

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