Donner Dinner Party (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #3) - Nathan Hale

Donner Dinner Party (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #3)

By Nathan Hale

  • Release Date: 2013-08-06
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 58 Ratings

Description

  The Donner Party expedition is one of the most notorious stories in all of American history. It’s also a fascinating snapshot of the westward expansion of the United States, and the families and individuals who sacrificed so much to build new lives in a largely unknown landscape. From the preparation for the journey to each disastrous leg of the trip, this book shows the specific bad decisions that led to the party’s predicament in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The graphic novel focuses on the struggles of the Reed family to tell the true story of the catastrophic journey.
This popular topic is a perfect addition to the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales brand, and a great showcase for Hale’s storytelling skills.
 
Praise for Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party
"This informative graphic novel capitalizes on enticingly gross history to great effect, balancing raw facts with strong storytelling."
--Booklist
 
Awards
YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens List 2014
New York Public Library’s list: Children’s Books list: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2013
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2014

Reviews

  • Ay caramba!!

    5
    By you roach
    Thanks sir (Nathan Hale) for the books
  • I love all the books!!!

    5
    By Hogwarts Alum '14
    I love the boooooooooooooooooooooooooks😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁
  • Just a good book with interesting history

    5
    By Bubbameat
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