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Sir Francis Drake and the Trip Around the World

Blake Hoena (author) Tate Yotter (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037684

Stories tell about Sir Francis Drake and his famous voyage, but fewer tell about the real reason behind the trip: attacking and looting Spanish towns and ships! This high-interest graphic novel explores Drake’s pirate side, nicknamed El Draque, or the Dragon, by the Spanish. Stunning full-color illustrations detail the early days of Drake’s piracy through his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth herself. Maps, additional facts, and a timeline make this an engaging introduction to the Queen’s favorite pirate.

Mary Read: Pirate in Disguise

Christina Leaf (author) Tate Yotter (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037677

Disguised as a man, Mary Read set sail from Holland in the 1700s. Her thirst for adventure led her into daring acts, from cannonfire-filled raids to heroic duels. This graphic title traces Read’s life from her early days in the military to her adventures on the high seas as a privateer, mutineer, and feared pirate. Engaging dialogue and detailed illustrations draw readers in, while quotes, a map, and a timeline add historical context. Readers will love learning about the swashbuckling life of the Caribbean’s most fierce pirate in disguise!

Henry Morgan: Feared Buccaneer of the New World

Blake Hoena (author)Tate Yotter (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037660

For decades, Spanish colonists in the Caribbean lived in fear of one man: Henry Morgan. Attacking towns that others would not think to attack, Morgan quickly made a name for himself, and piles of gold as well! In this graphic narrative, reluctant readers will learn about the real-life exploits of this bold buccaneer through detailed illustrations and engaging dialogue. Quotes, a timeline, and a map provide historical context for this high-interest title.

Ching Shih: The World's Most Successful Pirate

Christina Leaf (author) Tate Yotter (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037653

Storming aboard a government trade ship, Ching Shih and her band of followers demand payment—or else! The traders soon come to fear Ching Shih, paying her for passage through the pirate-infested waters of the South China Sea. In this high-interest graphic title, readers will learn how Ching Shih became a pirate so fierce that even the government stood down to her power. They’ll discover her real-life feats through engaging dialogue and sharp illustrations, as well as historical quotes, a timeline, and a map.

Blackbeard: Captain of the Queen Anne's Revenge

Blake Hoena (author) Tate Yotter (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037646

Charging into battle surrounded by smoking fuses, Blackbeard was a terrifying foe to face! In this action-packed graphic narrative, colorful illustrations and engaging dialogue tell the true story of Blackbeard, from his days as Edward Teach to his infamous blockade of Charleston. Historical quotes, a timeline, and a map give the story additional context for this high-interest title on the world’s most notorious pirate!

Anne Bonny: Pirate Queen of the Caribbean

Christina Leaf (author) Tate Yotter (illustrator)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037639

Many sailors once believed that women were bad luck on ships. But Anne Bonny quickly proved them wrong! This fearless pirate held her own during raids and battles, wielding a pistol and cutlass to cut down rivals. In this engaging graphic novel, reluctant readers will follow Anne Bonny from her childhood in Ireland to her days as a privateer-turned-pirate in the Caribbean. Historic quotes, a map, and a timeline add historical context. Readers of this seafaring text will soon understand why Anne Bonny is considered the pirate queen of the Caribbean!

John Cena

Adam Stone (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115269

It could be argued that John Cena is currently the face of professional wrestling. He has held the World Championship Belt many times and is a fan favorite. This book teaches readers about John Cenas past, how he became a skilled professional wrestler, and how he continues to thrill fans around the world.

The Miz

Jim Brew (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612116129

Dont be fooled by the charisma and flashy demeanor of The Miz. Once the bell rings and the match starts, hes as tough and inventive as any wrestler. His commitment, desire, and signature moves make him a fierce combatant. Learn how The Miz went from reality TV star to professional wrestler in this action-packed biography.

CM Punk

Tony Smith (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612116099

Since entering the ring for the first time in 2005, CM Punk has made himself stand out with his thrilling moves and ability to engage the audience. He has won several titles, including the WWE Championship. Readers will learn how CM Punk became a wrestler, what his favorite moves are, and how he finishes off his opponents in the ring.

Jack Swagger

Mark Roemhildt (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612116105

Jack Swagger calls himself The All-American American because of his traditional American wrestling style. Countless wrestlers have submitted to his painful ankle lock, a move that has won him many championships. When Swagger brings his technical skills to the ring, few wrestlers stand a chance. In this title, readers will learn about Swaggers childhood, training, and journey to become a WWE Champion.

Kane

Adam Stone (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115276

Kane has been wrestling for almost 20 years. His specialty is the inferno match, during which the wrestling ring is surrounded with fire. This high-interest biography explores Kanes background, his training, and the wrestling moves that make him one of wrestlings superstars.

Rey Mysterio

Aaron Trejo (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115290

A small, high-flying wrestler, Rey Mysterio has been thrilling fans around the world for almost 20 years. What he lacks in size he makes up for in effort and technique. Readers will learn about Mysterios background, training, and the skills and style that make him a champion of the ring.

Edge

Adam Stone (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115252

Nicknamed The Ultimate Opportunist, Edge uses any means necessary and does anything possible to win championships. He has been a successful solo and tag team wrestler, winning titles in both formats. Readers will learn about Edges background, his wrestling style, and why he is one of the most entertaining wrestlers in the sport today.

Triple H

Adam Stone (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115313

Triple H has been a mainstay of professional wrestling for well over a decade. Over this time, he has been both a hero and a villain. Students will explore his background and training, learning about the moves that make him such a powerful force in professional wrestling.

Randy Orton

Adam Stone (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115283

Randy Orton is the youngest wrestler to ever win the World Wrestling Entertainment Heavyweight Championship. When he debuted, he was nicknamed The Legend Killer because of his ability to defeat superstars. Now, he is a superstar. This title explores his past, his rise to fame, and the moves that keep him on top!

The Big Show

Adam Stone (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115245

Big Show has been a wrestling star for over 15 years. Standing 7 feet tall and weighing almost 500 pounds, he towers over almost every other wrestler. Readers will explore Big Shows past, his time in wrestling, and the moves he uses to thrill fans and defeat his opponents.

The Undertaker

Adam Stone (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612115306

The Undertaker is one of the most famous wrestlers of all time. He has wrestled in hundreds of matches and won several championships. Readers will learn about the Undertakers past, his training, and how he has remained one of the biggest stars in wrestling for over 25 years.

Abraham Lincoln

Tonya Leslie

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600140914

By speaking boldly, Abraham Lincoln earned the nickname "Honest Abe". Young readers will learn how Abraham Lincoln used honesty to lead a country divided over slavery. Blastoff! Series

John F Kennedy: A Life of Citizenship

Anne Todd

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600140877

"Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country." Young readers will learn good citizenship as they read about John F. Kennedy's community-focused life. Blastoff! Series

Jackie Robinson: A Life of Determination

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600140891

Jackie Robinson used determination to achieve his dream. Children will be encouraged to dream as they learn how Jackie worked hard to become the first African-American in Major League Baseball. Blastoff! Series

Rosa Parks: A Life of Courage

Tonya Leslie

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600140884

Rosa Parks lived her life courageously. She refused to change bus seats because she was African-American. Children will discover the bravery of Rosa Parks during a time of racial segregation. Blastoff! Series

Thomas Jefferson: A Life of Patriotism

Tonya Leslie

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600140938

Look on a nickel and you'll find the face of Thomas Jefferson! This book introduces young readers to Thomas Jefferson, a patriot and president who deeply loved his country. Blastoff! Series

George Washington: A Life of Self-discipline

Anne Todd

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612113043

Strong willpower turned a humble farmer named George into the President of the United States. This book introduces children to the self-disciplined life of George Washington. Blastoff! Series

Mother Teresa: A Life of Kindness

Ellen Weiss

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600140921

Sacrificing comfortable living, Mother Teresa devoted her life to helping poor people in need. Eager readers will learn about a nun who inspired other people with her kindness. Blastoff! Series