Fight for Freedom

Fight for Freedom

By Stan Mack; Susan Champlin

Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books, Hardcover, 9781599900148, 118pp.

Publication Date: July 17, 2012


Bringing history into an engaging and kid-friendly graphic novel format, the Cartoon Chronicles series returns with a look at the Civil War. As the fighting comes closer to a Virginia plantation, a young slave named Sam escapes to search for his father, who's been conscripted into the Confederate army. Meanwhile, Sam's friend Annabelle, the plantation owner's daughter, must help run the plantation when her father dies. And that's no easy matter when soldiers from "both "armies want to use the plantation for their own purposes Contains a prologue and an epilogue that separates fact from fiction.

About the Author
Stan Mack is an award-winning cartoonist and former art director of the New York Times Sunday Magazine. He has created cartoon features for Adweek, Bon Appetit, Modern Maturity, Natural History, the New York Times and the New Yorker. He has authored and/or illustrated over a dozen books for children, teens (in collaboration with Janet Bode) and adults including The Story of the Jews: A 4,000 Year Adventure A Graphic History Book.

Stan Mack is available to speak on the following topics: Drawing ComicsGraphic Novels