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

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

byJames L Swanson

Hardcover | September 24, 2013

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A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the 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 will deploy 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 will be illustrated with archival photos, and will have diagrams and extensive back matter.

JAMES L. SWANSON has written for a variety of publications, including The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times. He is the coauthor of Lincoln's Assassins: Their Trial and Execusion, and he is a member of the advisory committee of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. Mr. Swanson is an attorney and has held a number of g...
Title:"The President Has Been Shot!": The Assassination of John F. KennedyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.54 × 5.7 × 0.94 inPublished:September 24, 2013Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545490073

ISBN - 13:9780545490078


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Chasing Lincoln's KillerAn ALA Best Books for Young AdultsA Booklist Notable Children's Book*"This account of Lincoln's assassination and the twelve-day search for his killer reads like a historical thriller. . . . Abundant period photographs and documents enhance the book's immediacy." -Publishers Weekly, starred review*"A tale of intrigue and an engrossing mystery." -School Library Journal, starred review"Swanson fleshes out the heinous facts of John Wilkes Booth's crime with page-turning suspense that includes crazed personalities, post-war fury, and historical significance." -VOYA