9781338167085

Red Scare: A Graphic Novel

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  • ISBN13:

    9781338167085

  • ISBN10:

    1338167081

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2022-04-05
  • Publisher: Graphix
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Summary

A page-turning adventure featuring a clever 11-year-old girl who must, against all odds, protect her family and town during the height of the communist "red scare."

In the aftermath of the Korean War, Peggy's small hometown is rife with anti-Communist hysteria. But Peggy has bigger problems: She's struggling to recover from polio. Taunted by her classmates, Peggy just wants to be left alone, but then she stumbles across a mysterious object that gives her the power to fly. Unscrupulous operatives from the American and Soviet governments seek the object to overturn the tense political stalemate, and Peggy finds herself smack in the middle of the Cold War arms race.

Author Biography

Liam F. Walsh is a cartoonist, writer, and illustrator, originally from northern Wisconsin. He grew up on a dairy farm with lots of siblings and books and a pet crow. He now lives in the Italian part of Switzerland, and his cartoons frequently appear in the New Yorker magazine. Liam is the author and artist of the book Fish, a picture book published by Roaring Brook Press.

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