Civil War (1850-1876)
Baker & Taylor
Describes in graphic novel format the events leading to the Civil War, including abolitionism, the Underground Railroad, and the attack on Harpers Ferry, the course of the war itself, and Reconstruction.
Highlights the abolitionist movement, runaway slaves, the Underground Railroad, conflicts between North/South, Frederick Douglass, John Brown, Harriet Tubman, rise of Abraham Lincoln, Fort Sumter, Civil War battles, assassination of Lincoln, and more.
Theme: Hi-Lo, graphic novels, illustrated, history. Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these graphic U.S. history titles teach student about key historical events in American history from 1500 to the present. Dramatic and colorful graphics highlights the text with easy transitions, which avoids a choppy narrative. These history titles offer a variety of rich material to support teaching to the standards. Book features include: Four-color throughout; speech bubbles and illustrations allow struggling readers multiple access points to the text; speech bubbles (in yellow) are clearly separated from nonfiction (in blue).
Saddleback Pub, 2008