Abraham Lincoln: Defender of the Union! (Show Me History!)

by Mark Shulman (Author) Tom Martin (Illustrator)

Abraham Lincoln: Defender of the Union! (Show Me History!)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
The inspiring story of Abraham Lincoln's life, in graphic novel format. Considered by many historians to be the greatest American president, Abraham Lincoln led the Union at the greatest turning point in the nation's history. Abraham Lincoln: Defender of the Union! tells the story of one of America's most admired figures in graphic novel format. From his childhood on a farm in Kentucky to the battlefields of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln served the United States with resolve, intelligence, and courage unlike that of any other president. Readers of all ages will be entertained and educated by the full-color illustrations and historically accurate narrative of this graphical biography.

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Mark Shulman
Mark Shulman has written more than 150 books for kids of all ages, including illustrated stories for Marvel Comics, Scholastic, Chronicle Books, Simon & Schuster, and more. Their subjects include The Incredible Hulk, Madagascar, Shamu the orca, The Amazing World of Gumball, and others. Mark started reading comics when they cost just 15 cents and hasn't stopped. He's still got Silver Surfer #1 in very fine condition, and he's not letting it go.

Ian Churchill is a 25-year veteran comic creator who has worked extensively for Marvel, DC, and Image Comics. Best known for drawing Deadpool, Cable, and Supergirl, he is also the creator, writer, artist, and colorist of the critically acclaimed comic book series, Marineman. For more of his work, follow him on Instagram (@ianchurchill).

Tom Martin graduated from the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art, where he studied cartooning and sequential storytelling. When not doing graphic design and private commissions, he worked for Dark Horse, Busstrykk, Hasbro, AT&T, and others. For more of his work, follow him on Instagram (@undeadwizardart) and Twitter (@Tom_Martin_Art).

John Roshell is a co-founder of Comicraft, the lettering and design studio best known for pioneering the process of digitally lettering comic books. He has lettered thousands of comics for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Blizzard, and more; created hundreds of typefaces widely used in comics and video games; and designed loads of logos for franchises like the Avengers, Daredevil, Black Panther, and Angry Birds. He lives in Santa Barbara with his wife Starshine, two boys, and a somewhat ugly dog.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781684125449
Lexile Measure
520L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Portable Press
Publication date
March 20, 2019
Series
Show Me History!
BISAC categories
JNF025200 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | United States/19th Century
JNF007020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Historical
JNF043000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Social Science | Politics & Government
JNF025270 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | United States - Civil War Period
Library of Congress categories
History
United States
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiograp
Civil War, 1861-1865
Politics and government
Presidents
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States
Lincoln, Abraham
Comics (Graphic works)
Biographical comics
1861-1865

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