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Lies my teacher told me : a graphic adaptation / James W. Loewen and Nate Powell.

Loewen, James W., (author.). Powell, Nate, (illustrator.).

"A graphic adaptation of the bestselling book about what most American history textbooks get wrong"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781620977033
  • ISBN: 1620977036
  • Physical Description: 264 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : The New Press, 2024.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Something has gone very wrong -- Handicapped by history: The process of hero making -- 1493: The true importance of Christopher Columbus -- The first Thanksgiving -- Red eyes -- Gone with the wind: The invisibility of racism in American history textbooks -- John Brown and Abraham Lincoln: The invisibility of antiracism in American history textbooks -- The land of opportunity -- Watching big brother: What textbooks teach about the Federal government -- See no evil: Choosing not to look at the war in Vietnam -- Down the memory hole: The disappearance of the recent past -- History and the future -- Does this way of teaching history work?
Target Audience Note:
Grades 7-9 The New Press.
Subject: United States > History > Textbooks > Juvenile literature.
United States > Historiography > Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America in textbooks > Juvenile literature.
Thanksgiving Day in textbooks > Juvenile literature.
Racism in textbooks > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > Textbooks > Comic books, strips, etc.
United States > Historiography > Comic books, strips, etc.
Indians of North America in textbooks > Comic books, strips, etc.
Thanksgiving Day in textbooks > Comic books, strips, etc.
Racism in textbooks > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Nonfiction comics.
Educational comics.

Available copies

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Easton Area Public Library System.


  • 1 current hold with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Main Library 973 L827ℓ (Text) 31901004786358 New Graphic Novels Checked Out 05/28/2024

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