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Paul Bunyan : the invention of an American legend  Cover Image Book Book

Paul Bunyan : the invention of an American legend / Noah Van Sciver ; with art and stories by Marlena Myles ; introduction by Lee Francis IV ; postscript by Deondre Smiles.

Van Sciver, Noah, (author,, illustrator.). Myles, Marlena, 1985- (author,, illustrator.). Francis, Lee, IV, (writer of introduction.). Smiles, Deondre, (writer of afterword.).


"In a humorous graphic novel set in Minnesota around 1914, we see W. B. Laughead, an advertising manager for a lumber company, spin the Paul Bunyan tall tales. Highlights the impact of clear-cutting old-growth forests. With contributions by Native authors as well as historical maps, photos, and a bibliography."

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781662665226
  • ISBN: 1662665229
  • ISBN: 9781662665233
  • ISBN: 1662665237
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Toon Books, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 48).
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7+ Toon Books.
Grades 4-6 Toon Books.
Subject: Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) > Comic books, strips, etc.
Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) > Juvenile literature.
Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character)
Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character)
Logging > United States > History > Comic books, strips, etc.
Logging > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Forests and forestry > United States > Comic books, strips, etc.
Forests and forestry > United States > Juvenile literature.
Folklore > United States > Comic books, strips, etc.
Folklore > United States > Juvenile literature.
Tall tales.
Logging > United States > History.
Forêts > Exploitation > États-Unis > Histoire > Bandes dessinées.
Forêts > Exploitation > États-Unis > Histoire > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Folklore > États-Unis > Bandes dessinées.
Folklore > États-Unis > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / History.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Folklore & Mythology.
United States.
Genre: Graphic novel.
Historical comics.
Folk tales.
folk tales.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.
Educational comics.
Nonfiction comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Bandes dessinées historiques.
Bandes dessinées éducatives.
Bandes dessinées autres que de fiction.
Bandes dessinées.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library J 398.21 VAN (Text) 000174130 Children's Library -- New Checked out 07/26/2024

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