I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944

Lauren Tarshis (Author) Álvaro Sarraseca (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$10.99  $10.11
Publisher
Graphix
Publish Date
February 02, 2021
Pages
160
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.79 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781338666373

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About the Author

Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.

Álvaro Sarraseca has worked as a magazine cartoonist and graphic novel artist. He has contributed artwork to franchises such as Dragon Age, Jurassic World, and Red Sonja and Vampirella Meet Betty and Veronica, among others. He lives in Madrid, Spain, and can be found online at alvarosarraseca.daportfolio.com.

Reviews

Praise for I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912: The Graphic Novel:

The first installment of Tarshis' sprawling prose disaster oeuvre for young readers is reimagined in visually interesting full-color comic panels that support its recognizable thrilling pace and convenient twists. Many of the most exciting scenes are largely wordless, spotlighting the propulsive action amid growing tensions. A fresh and interesting adaptation, making for an easy crowd pleaser. -- Kirkus Reviews

The original I Survived series already has lots of appeal for emerging readers, but this graphic adaptation of Tarshis' novel not only stays incredibly true to the original story but now provides another format in which to enjoy this high-interest and easily accessible piece of historical fiction. The illustrations nicely complement the plot-driven tone and softly show the historical horror appropriately for a young audience without minimalizing its tragedy... Readers will be poring over the pages to see what happens next, even if they're already familiar with the story. -- Booklist

Dark, subdued, inky art sets a somber tone, while a parade of mostly small panels builds suspense and promises to engage readers. -- School Library Journal

Praise for Lauren Tarshis's I Survived chapter books:

Praise for I Survived the American Revolution, 1776:

Tarshis successfully blends historical fact with an involving narrative. -- School Library Journal

Praise for I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79:

Tarshis serves up another gripping adventure... with the light-speed pacing and death-defying maneuvering fans have come to expect. -- Booklist

Praise for I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863:

Informative and breathlessly paced. -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001:

[Tarshis] crafts a dramatic, emotionally intense tale that takes account of 9/11's physical and emotional costs -- short- and long-term -- while ending on an upward beat. -- Kirkus Reviews

Praise for I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005:

Expressive illustrations capture the drama of the storm and its aftermath, but the book's real power comes from its exploration of what it means to be a hero. -- Booklist

Praise for I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916:

A gripping story that will hold the interest of reluctant readers. -- School Library Journal

Praise for I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912:

The fast pace and intrinsically fascinating disaster story will keep readers turning the pages. -- Kirkus Reviews