Alexander Hamilton: The Fighting Founding Father! (Show Me History!)

by Mark Shulman (Author) Kelly Tindall (Illustrator)

Alexander Hamilton: The Fighting Founding Father! (Show Me History!)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

A fascinating and entertaining biography of Alexander Hamilton, in graphic novel format.

Alexander Hamilton: The Fighting Founding Father! tells the story of one of the most ambitious and controversial figures in American history in a graphic novel format. From a rough childhood on the Caribbean island of Nevis to the highest levels of American politics, Alexander Hamilton's life was filled with adventure, conflict, and controversy. Full-color illustrations and an entertaining narrative make this graphical biography of America's first Secretary of the Treasury accessible for readers of all ages.


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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
9781684125432
Lexile Measure
340L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Portable Press
Publication date
March 20, 2019
Series
Show Me History!
BISAC categories
JNF007020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Historical
JNF025190 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | United States/Colonial & Revolutionary
JNF062010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Comics & Graphic Novels | Biography
Library of Congress categories
United States
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiograp
Politics and government
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States
Cartoons and comics
Comics (Graphic works)
Statesmen
Hamilton, Alexander
Biographical comics
1783-1809
1783-1809 $v Comic books, strips, etc

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