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Texas Tales Illustrated--1A: The Revolution

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Drawing upon the increasing popularity of graphic or illustrated novels among young readers, Texas Tales Illustrated: The Revolution is an innovative retelling of the Texas revolution for independence, sure to become an invaluable classroom resource. Author Mike Kearby and illustrator Mack White designed the book for use in seventh grade Texas history courses in response t
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Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 18th 2011 by Texas Christian University Press
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Eileen Charbonneau
Jun 09, 2011 Eileen Charbonneau rated it liked it
Two thirds graphic novel and one third background material, “The Revolution” tells the story of events between October 1835 and December 1836 in the struggle to form the Republic of Texas.

The storytelling in both word and image is vivid, stark, and compelling. It neither romanticizes nor glosses over this violent road of Texas history. But there’s so much incident in this single illustrated volume, it may lead to a crammed in reading experience. (Ages 8 to 12)
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Mike Kearby (born 1952) is an American novelist[1] and inventor.[2] Since 2005, Kearby has published ten novels, one graphic novel, and written two screenplays: (2011) Boston Nightly, with fellow writer Paul Bright and (2012) The Devouring



Kearby was born in Mineral Wells, Texas,[3] and received a B.S. from North Texas State University (now the University of North Texas) in 1972. He worked in the i
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