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Big bad ironclad! a Civil War steamship showdown

Hale, Nathan 1976- (author,, illustrator.).

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Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library JGN HAL 000145790 Children's Library -- Graphic Novel Place on copy / volume Checked out 12/16/2019
Homer Public Library JGN HAL 000152586 Children's Library -- Graphic Novel Place on copy Checked out 12/21/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419703959 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1419703951 : HRD
  • Physical Description: 118 pages, 10 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, portraits ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Map on endpapers.
Chiefly illustrations.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 127).
Summary, etc.:
"Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War. From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who prankedhis way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily relate to"--Publisher's web site.
Subject: United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Naval operations Comic books, strips, etc
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Naval operations Juvenile fiction
United States. Navy History Civil War, 1861-1865 Comic books, strips, etc
United States. Navy History Civil War, 1861-1865 Juvenile fiction
Confederate States of America. Navy History Comic books, strips, etc
Confederate States of America. Navy History Juvenile fiction
Merrimack (Frigate) Comic books, strips, etc
Merrimack (Frigate) Juvenile fiction
Monitor (Ironclad) Comic books, strips, etc
Monitor (Ironclad) Juvenile fiction
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Naval operations Fiction
United States. Navy Fiction
Confederate States of America. Navy Fiction
Merrimack (Frigate) Fiction
Monitor (Ironclad) Fiction
Graphic novels
Genre: Graphic novels.

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Big Bad Ironclad!
Big Bad Ironclad!
by Hale, Nathan
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Big Bad Ironclad!


Each of the books in Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales has elements of the strange but true and is presented in an engaging, funny format, highlighting the larger-than-life characters that pop up in real history. Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War.From the ship's inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily relate to.Praise for Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Big Bad Ironclad"Livelier than the typical history textbook but sillier than the many outstanding works on the Civil War available for young readers, this will appeal to both history buffs and graphic-novel enthusiasts."--Kirkus Reviews"Readers interested in American history will enjoy these graphic novels... Comic panels of varying sizes enhance the real-life events and support the stories' over-the-top humor... the writing is accessible and entertaining; author Hale's style gives readers an insider-y, you-are-there-type scoop."--Horn BookAward:New York Public Library's Children's Books 2012: 100 Books for Reading and Sharing list
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