The Colorful Story of Comics
The Colorful Story of Comics
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Annotation: An introduction to the history of comics, graphic novels, and manga cites the roles of cave drawings, Benjamin Franklin's newspaper cartoons, and other influences.
Genre: Visual arts
Catalog Number: #130342
Format: Publisher's Hardcover
All Formats: Search
Copyright Date: 2016
Edition Date: 2016
Illustrator: McClurkan, Rob,
Pages: 48 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-481-47145-7
ISBN 13: 978-1-481-47145-9
Dewey: 741.5
Dimensions: 24 cm.
Language: English
Word Count: 3,132
Reading Level: 6.2
Interest Level: 1-4
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 6.2 / points: 1.0 / quiz: 186579 / grade: Lower Grades
Lexile: 1030L

Now beginning readers can learn all about the history of comics, graphic novels, manga, and more in this installment of the nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read series about the history of fun stuff!

Do you know how comics, graphic novels, and manga came to be? Or that they have their roots in cave drawings? Did you know that Benjamin Franklin is credited as having the first cartoon in an American newspaper? Ever wonder who put the fun in the Funny Pages? Become a History of Fun Stuff Expert on the funny history of comic strips, graphic novels, manga, and more, and amaze your friends with all you’ve learned in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!

A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like science, social studies, and math, and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Learning about history has never been so much fun!

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