One Dead Spy

One Dead Spy

The Life, Times, and Last Words of Nathan Hale, America's Most Famous Spy

Comic Book - 2012
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Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said ?I regret that I have but one life to give for my country" before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history's roughest, toughest, and craziest stories in the graphic novel format. One Dead Spy tackles the story of Hale himself, who was an officer and spy for the American rebels during the Revolutionary War. Author Hale highlights the unusual, gruesome, and just plain unbelievable truth of historical Nathan Hale?from his early unlucky days at Yale to his later unlucky days as an officer?and America during the Revolutionary War. Praise for Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy "An innovative approach to history that will have young people reading with pleasure." ?Kirkus Reviews "Readers interested in American history will enjoy these graphic novels... Comic panels of varying sizes enhance the real-life events and support the stories' over-the-top humor... the writing is accessible and entertaining; author Hale's style gives readers an insider-y, you-are-there-type scoop." ?Horn Book|Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said ?I regret that I have but one life to give for my country" before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history's roughest, toughest, and craziest stories in the graphic novel format. One Dead Spy tackles the story of Hale himself, who was an officer and spy for the American rebels during the Revolutionary War. Author Hale highlights the unusual, gruesome, and just plain unbelievable truth of historical Nathan Hale?from his early unlucky days at Yale to his later unlucky days as an officer?and America during the Revolutionary War. Praise for Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy "An innovative approach to history that will have young people reading with pleasure." ?Kirkus Reviews "Readers interested in American history will enjoy these graphic novels... Comic panels of varying sizes enhance the real-life events and support the stories' over-the-top humor... the writing is accessible and entertaining; author Hale's style gives readers an insider-y, you-are-there-type scoop." ?Horn Book
Publisher: [United States]: Abrams , 2012
ISBN: 9781613123720
1613123728
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: Hale, Nathan 1976-
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Call Number: eComic

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GeeksInTheLibrary Oct 17, 2017

A series of stories based on real world events, like the unfortunate Donner-Reed expedition, the bloodiest battles of World War I, and the tale of Harriet Tubman. Good for kids who think history class is boring.


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GeeksInTheLibrary Oct 17, 2017

A series of stories based on real world events, like the unfortunate Donner-Reed expedition, the bloodiest battles of World War I, and the tale of Harriet Tubman. Good for kids who think history class is boring.

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