Publication Date: August 4, 2020
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Ages 9 to 12, Grades 4 to 7
Discover the incredible stories of women throughout history in this hilarious graphic novel that brings the dead famous to life.
Welcome to Corpse Talk, the chat show with a difference - all of the guests are dead! Meet your host, comic book artist Adam Murphy, as he interviews eighteen ground-breaking women throughout history. Have you ever heard of Khutulun, the wrestling princess from Mongolia? Wondered about Jane Austen’s love life? Or asked how Harriet Tubman managed to escape from slavery and help so many others do the same? This graphic novel answers all of your questions about the lives of these significant historical figures, from their amazing achievements to their personal lives.
Bold and expressive illustrations by Adam and Lisa Murphy bring historical events to life, literally, while humorous text makes learning history fun. Full page illustrations give more detail on the bigger picture behind the women’s stories, with special features including a timeline of women’s rights, a fact sheet on Chinese junks used by pirates, and a map of a Jamaican settlement created by escaped slaves.
Whether you’re a fan of these amazing women or just love a good story, this graphic novel will not fail to inspire you and make you laugh.
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