Each of the books in Nathan Hale’s Dangerous Stories has components of the abnormal however precise and is gifted in an attractive, humorous layout, highlighting the bigger-than-lifestyles characters that pop up in actual historical past. Big Dangerous Ironclad! covers the historical past of the superb ironclad steam warships used within the Civil Conflict.
From the send’s inventor, who had a historical past of blowing issues up and best 100 days to finish his venture, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his method via the entire Conflict, this guide is stuffed with unusually precise information and humorous, courageous characters that brand new readers will simply relate to.

Praise for Nathan Hale’s Dangerous Stories: Massive Dangerous Ironclad
“Livelier than the everyday historical past textbook however sillier than the numerous exceptional works at the Civil Conflict to be had for younger readers, this will likely enchantment to each historical past buffs and photo-novel lovers.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Readers serious about American historical past will experience those photo novels… Comedian panels of various sizes toughen the actual-lifestyles occasions and strengthen the tales’ over-the-best humor… the writing is on the market and unique; creator Hale’s taste offers readers an insider-y, you-are-there-kind scoop.”
Horn Book

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