The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy James L. Swanson

The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

Author: James L. Swanson
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Book Title
The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy
Author
James L. Swanson
ISBN
9780545490078
A YALSA-ALA Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Award Finalist A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER In his new young-adult book on the Kennedy assassination, James Swanson will transport readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history. As he did in his bestselling Scholastic YA book, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER, Swanson deploys his signature you are there style -- a riveting, ticking-clock pace, with an unprecedented eye for dramatic details and impeccable historical accuracy -- to tell the story of the JFK assassination as it has never been told before. The book is illustrated with archival photos, diagrams, source notes, bibliography, places to visit, and index.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: James L. SwansonPublisher: Scholastic PressPublished: 09/24/2013ISBN: 9780545490078Pages: 288Weight: 1.12lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.50w x 1.10dAward: Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award - NomineeAward: Virginia Readers Choice Award - NomineeAward: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - NomineeAward: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Volunteer State Book Awards - NomineeAward: Jefferson Cup - Honor BookAward: Delaware Diamonds Award - NomineeAward: Sequoyah Book Awards - NomineeAward: Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) - Gold Medal WinnerAward: Alabama Camellia Award - WinnerAward: Cybils - FinalistReview Citations: School Library Journal 09/01/2013 pg. 191Publishers Weekly 09/02/2013Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2013Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2013 - Recommended - Hard To BeatBooklist 10/01/2013 pg. 50PW Best Children's Books 11/11/2013 pg. 30Shelf Awareness 11/26/2013Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2014 pg. 119Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2014 pg. 193 - Superior,Well Above Average
A YALSA-ALA Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Award Finalist
A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER

In his new young-adult book on the Kennedy assassination, James Swanson will transport readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history. As he did in his bestselling Scholastic YA book, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER, Swanson deploys his signature you are there style -- a riveting, ticking-clock pace, with an unprecedented eye for dramatic details and impeccable historical accuracy -- to tell the story of the JFK assassination as it has never been told before.

The book is illustrated with archival photos, diagrams, source notes, bibliography, places to visit, and index.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: James L. Swanson
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 09/24/2013
ISBN: 9780545490078
Pages: 288
Weight: 1.12lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.50w x 1.10d
Award: Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award - Nominee
Award: Virginia Readers Choice Award - Nominee
Award: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - Nominee
Award: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Jefferson Cup - Honor Book
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee
Award: Sequoyah Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) - Gold Medal Winner
Award: Alabama Camellia Award - Winner
Award: Cybils - Finalist

Review Citations: School Library Journal 09/01/2013 pg. 191
Publishers Weekly 09/02/2013
Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2013
Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2013 - Recommended - Hard To Beat
Booklist 10/01/2013 pg. 50
PW Best Children's Books 11/11/2013 pg. 30
Shelf Awareness 11/26/2013
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2014 pg. 119
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2014 pg. 193 - Superior,Well Above Average
A YALSA-ALA Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Award Finalist
A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER

In his new young-adult book on the Kennedy assassination, James Swanson will transport readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history. As he did in his bestselling Scholastic YA book, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER, Swanson deploys his signature you are there style -- a riveting, ticking-clock pace, with an unprecedented eye for dramatic details and impeccable historical accuracy -- to tell the story of the JFK assassination as it has never been told before.

The book is illustrated with archival photos, diagrams, source notes, bibliography, places to visit, and index.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: James L. Swanson
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 09/24/2013
ISBN: 9780545490078
Pages: 288
Weight: 1.12lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.50w x 1.10d
Award: Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award - Nominee
Award: Virginia Readers Choice Award - Nominee
Award: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - Nominee
Award: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Jefferson Cup - Honor Book
Award: Delaware Diamonds Award - Nominee
Award: Sequoyah Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Parents Choice Awards (Fall) (2008-Up) - Gold Medal Winner
Award: Alabama Camellia Award - Winner
Award: Cybils - Finalist

Review Citations: School Library Journal 09/01/2013 pg. 191
Publishers Weekly 09/02/2013
Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2013
Voice of Youth Advocates 10/01/2013 - Recommended - Hard To Beat
Booklist 10/01/2013 pg. 50
PW Best Children's Books 11/11/2013 pg. 30
Shelf Awareness 11/26/2013
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2014 pg. 119
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2014 pg. 193 - Superior,Well Above Average