Richard the Lionheart: The Life of a King and Crusader
Presented in a lively, full-color graphic-novel style, history comes alive in this groundbreaking curriculum-based series, developed with special consideration for the high-low reader. From the content areas of American history, European history, and ancient history, readers will marvel at the conflicts, triumphs, struggles, and accomplishments of these key historical figures. Each title in the series includes historical background text, maps, primary source images, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. These titles are sure to be received warmly by students, teachers, and librarians alike. Politician, military leader, crusader, and King of England, Richard the Lionheart has been the subject of Middle Ages' studies for centuries. His early years were marked by bitter rivalry with his father and brothers, but once crowned King in 1189, his primary ambition was to lead a crusade to the Holy Land to recapture the city of Jerusalem.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DawnFechter - LibraryThing
Grades 6-8. This book is a biography that is written in graphic novel form about Richard the Lionheart. Richard the Lionheart was a politician, military leader, crusader and the King of England. In ... Read full review