"We all know that John F. Kennedy was a World War II hero and a pro at giving speeches. But did you also know that he survived shark-infested waters, tried to steal a dictator's beard, and once used a coconut to send a secret message? Read all about the King of Camelot, Beloved Bostonian, and Awesome Orator John F. Kenend in the fourth Action Presidents book, where the history is real and the jokes are fake!"--Page 4 of cover.
"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
U.S. history comes to life like never before in this full-color graphic novel! We all know that John F. Kennedy was a World War II hero and a pro at giving speeches. But did you also know he survived shark-infested waters, suffered a case of mistaken identity, and once used a coconut to send a secret message?
Wimpy Kid meets the Who Was... series in these hilarious new graphic novels--where the history is real and the jokes are fake--from New York Times bestselling comic book author Fred Van Lente and award-winning cartoonist Ryan Dunlavey.
Historically accurate and highly entertaining, Action Presidents' bold and hilarious comic-style illustration is perfect for curious minds, filled with timelines, maps, charts, and more, readers will keep learning until the last page.
Publication Date: Jun-2020
Lexile Level: 0000
Ages: 08 - 12