The Resource Big bad ironclad! : a Civil War steamship showdown, text and illustrations, Nathan Hale, (ebook)

Big bad ironclad! : a Civil War steamship showdown, text and illustrations, Nathan Hale, (ebook)

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Big bad ironclad! : a Civil War steamship showdown
Title
Big bad ironclad!
Title remainder
a Civil War steamship showdown
Statement of responsibility
text and illustrations, Nathan Hale
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Each of the books in Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales has elements of the strange but true and is presented in an engaging, funny format, highlighting the larger-than-life characters that pop up in real history. Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War.From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily relate to.Praise for Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Big Bad Ironclad"Livelier than the typical history textbook but sillier than the many outstanding works on the Civil War available for young readers, this will appeal to both history buffs and graphic-novel enthusiasts."-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 BookAward:New York Public Library's Children's Books 2012: 100 Books for Reading and Sharing list|Each of the books in Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales has elements of the strange but true and is presented in an engaging, funny format, highlighting the larger-than-life characters that pop up in real history. Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War.From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily relate to.Praise for Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Big Bad Ironclad"Livelier than the typical history textbook but sillier than the many outstanding works on the Civil War available for young readers, this will appeal to both history buffs and graphic-novel enthusiasts."-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 BookAward:New York Public Library's Children's Books 2012: 100 Books for Reading and Sharing list
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1976-
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Hale, Nathan
Dewey number
973.7/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hale, Nathan
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Nathan Hale's hazardous tales
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Confederate States of America
  • Merrimack (Frigate)
  • Merrimack (Frigate)
  • Monitor (Ironclad)
  • Monitor (Ironclad)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Big bad ironclad! : a Civil War steamship showdown, text and illustrations, Nathan Hale, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613123713
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11890868
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11890868
System control number
MWT11890868
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Big bad ironclad! : a Civil War steamship showdown, text and illustrations, Nathan Hale, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613123713
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11890868
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11890868
System control number
MWT11890868
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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