Action presidents : real history! fake jokes!#1,George Washington! (Action Presidents, Book 1) by Van Lente, Fred (#1536TJ8)


Action presidents : real history! fake jokes!#1,George Washington! (Action Presidents, Book 1)

by Van Lente, Fred; illustrated by Dunlavey, Ryan
Hardcover Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018


From the Publisher

Where the history is real and the jokes are fake! "A delightful, educational spin on history--and plenty of jokes," said School Library Journal. "Sheer joy," praised Booklist in a starred review.

Finalist for the 2019 Excellence in Graphic Literature Award in Middle Grade Nonfiction

The first Action Presidents book will turn even the most reluctant reader into a history buff. George Washington, ultimate founding father and awesome American, practically jumps off the page.

We all know that George Washington was our first president and a hero of the American Revolution, but did you also know that he didn't want to be president and had teeth so bad that he hated to smile?

Wimpy Kid meets the Who Was ... series in these hilarious new graphic novels from New York Times bestselling comic book author Fred Van Lente and award-winning cartoonist Ryan Dunlavey.

U.S. history comes to life like never before! Historically accurate and highly entertaining, Action Presidents is perfect for curious minds. With timelines, maps, charts, and more, readers will keep learning until the last page.

Reviews & Awards
  • Booklist starred, 01/01/18
  • Kirkus Reviews, 12/15/17
  • Publishers Weekly, 12/11/17
  • School Library Journal, 12/01/17
Product Details
  • Publisher: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
  • Publication Date: February 6, 2018
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Dewey: 973.4
  • Classifications: Biography, Nonfiction
  • Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Tracings: Dunlavey, Ryan, illustrator.
  • ISBN-10: 0-06-239405-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-06-239405-7
  • LCCN: 2017-950229
  • Follett Number: 1536TJ8
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 6.4
  • ATOS Book Level: 4.9
  • AR Interest Level: MG
  • AR Points: 2
  • AR Quiz: 500792EN