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Show Non-Fiction Readers Show Me History! Graphic Novels

At any given moment, any one person in our home will randomly sing out, “I am not throwing away my shot!” While we’ve yet to get a shot at theater tickets to experience Hamilton on Broadway, we're more than a little fond of singing along with the cast recording soundtrack to the award-winning show. Lin Manuel Miranda’s amazing talent for rhythm and rhyme reached out internationally to bring the life of Alexander Hamilton to life. Brilliantly Connecting national treasures with enthusiastic audiences through dramatic storytelling epically re-imagining the past. Often, reading historic narratives challenges readers with facts, figures, and faces which lack appeal. When was Betsy Ross born? I have absolutely no idea, however, the internet will definitely help me out if I ever need to know the date. Research is an essential study skill, and proficient reading sets the foundation for developing academic study skills. We’re currently homeschooling my son for third grade and have discovered fantastic historical narratives created to show non-fiction readers, Show Me History! graphic novels.

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Show Non-Fiction Readers Show Me History! Graphic Novels


As a parent and an educator, reading is an essential part of our daily lives. Encouraging my children to read age-appropriate materials, both fiction and non-fiction sometimes becomes challenging. Certain books become comfortable reading, failing to advance literacy skills, while other books present interesting subject matter, however, may be above reading comprehension levels. Finding just the right literature is the key to academic success.



We’re zooming back in time with a brand new series of non-fiction books from Show Me History! Each book is a cleverly designed hard cover graphic novel filled with content contributions from renowned artists, illustrators, and authors.

Current Show Me History! Titles Feature-

Each Show Me History! Book Includes-

- Full-Color Illustrations
- Glossary of Terms
- Timeline of Events
- Further Reading Materials

Additional entertaining and educational activities created for Show Me History! Reading Guides enhance history lessons with downloadable Reading Guides, Word Searches, and Extension Activities. Building upon the Show Me History! series of books, each Reading Guide further develops reading comprehension skills relevant to Common Core State Standards for ELA (English Language Arts).

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