Kyle Baker ( A and ILT)
List Price: $18.95 (Paperback - Graphic Novel - Nat Turner Story - 2008)
The fascinating and action-packed true story of an American freedom fighter, written and illustrated by Kyle Baker as a graphic novel—collecting all four issues of his critically acclaimed miniseries.
The story of Nat Turner and his slave rebellion—which began on August 21, 1831, in Southampton County, Virginia—is known among school children and adults. To some he is a hero, a symbol of Black resistance and a precursor to the civil rights movement; to others he is monster—a murderer whose name is never uttered. In Nat Turner,acclaimed author and illustrator Kyle Baker depicts the evils of slavery in this moving and historically accurate story of Nat Turner’s slave rebellion. Told nearly wordlessly, every image resonates with the reader as the brutal story unfolds.
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This graphic novel collects all four issues of Kyle Baker’s critically acclaimed miniseries together for the first time in hardcover and paperback. The book also includes a new afterword by Baker. (216 pgs) Ages 13+
“Baker’s storytelling is magnificent.” —Variety
“Intricately expressive faces and trenchant dramatic pacing evoke the diabolic slave trade’s real horrors.” —The Washington Post
“Baker’s drawings are worthy of a critic’s attention.”—Los Angeles Times
- Grade level : 8 and up
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.88 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight : 1.3 pounds