Donner Dinner Party: A Pioneer Tale (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Bigger & Badder Edition #3)

by Nathan Hale (Author)

Donner Dinner Party: A Pioneer Tale (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Bigger & Badder Edition #3)

Experience the hit New York Times bestselling graphic novel--now as a deluxe oversized edition featuring 16 brand-new pages of bonus material!

In the spring of 1846, a group of families left Illinois and began the long journey to California. To save time, they took an ill-advised shortcut--with disastrous consequences. Bad weather, bad choices, and just plain bad luck forced the pioneers to spend a long, cold winter in the mountains, slowly starving. What they did to stay alive and the lengths that others went to in order to rescue them make this one of the most tragic and infamous stories of the American frontier.

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales are graphic novels that tell the thrilling, shocking, gruesome, and TRUE stories of American history. Read them all--if you dare!

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Harry N. Abrams
Publication date
October 20, 2020
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
BISAC categories
JNF025200 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | United States/19th Century
JNF062020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Comics & Graphic Novels | History
Library of Congress categories
19th century
Frontier and pioneer life
Graphic novels
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Overland journeys to the Pacific
West (U.S.)
Cartoons and comics
Comics (Graphic works)
Historical comics
Donner Party

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