Valad the Impaler: The Real Count Dracula

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Scholastic Library Publishing, Sep 1, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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- Opening quote by or about the featured villain/villainess
- Historical map, annotated with key locations from person's life
- "A Wicked Web" featuring allies and enemies
- Historical photos and etchings
- Boxes with additional information
- Photo documentaries: six to eight pages of photos and captions telling the person's life
- Timeline, glossary, additional sources
- Engaging narrative nonfiction written at a very accessible reading level

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Review: Vlad the Impaler: The Real Count Dracula (A Wicked History)

User Review  - David Longfellow - Goodreads

I learned a fair amount about this part of the world at this time, but it got bogged down in a repetitive structure that lost the thread of the wicked history series style. Read full review

Review: Vlad the Impaler: The Real Count Dracula (A Wicked History)

User Review  - Meltha - Goodreads

Eh, this wasn't bad, but it could have been better. At times it got a bit too technical, which is odd as the sentence structure remained quite simple, so it was a basic book that verged on too ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Norman Itzkowitz is professor in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. He is, with Max Mote, translator of "Mubadele: An Ottoman-Russian Exchange of Ambassadors,

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