Red Scare: A Graphic Novel (Paperback)

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A page-turning sci-fi adventure set in 1953, featuring a clever girl who, against all odds, must outsmart bullies, the FBI, and alien invaders during the height of the communist Red Scare.

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

"Red Scare is a brilliant, fast-paced adventure. Action, history, and a tiny bit of fantasy collide in eye-popping panels, loaded with heart." -- Max Brallier, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Last Kids on Earth series

Peggy is scared: She's struggling to recover from polio and needs crutches to walk, and she and her neighbors are worried about the rumors of Communist spies doing bad things. On top of all that, Peggy has a hard time at school, and gets taunted by her classmates. When she finds a mysterious artifact that gives her the ability to fly, she thinks it's the solution to all her problems. But if Peggy wants to keep it, she'll have to overcome bullies, outsmart FBI agents, and escape from some very strange spies!

About the Author

Liam Francis Walsh is an award-winning cartoonist, writer, and illustrator. He was born in northern Wisconsin and grew up on a dairy farm with lots of siblings and books and a pet crow. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, the Guardian, and Reader's Digest, and he is the author of two pictures books, Make a Wish, Henry Bear and Fish. He lives in Switzerland with his wife and daughter.

Praise For…

Praise for Red Scare:

"History, adventure, and fantasy come together masterfully in this beautifully illustrated, imaginative story." -- Terri Libenson, New York Times bestselling author of the Emmie & Friends series

"I love the drawings: Sometimes you turn the page and your jaw drops. The artwork builds this page-turner perfectly!" -- Jeff Smith, New York Times bestselling author of the BONE series

"Red Scare is a blast: Retro action, thrills, and real heart!" -- Rob Harrell, author of Wink

Product Details
ISBN: 9781338167085
ISBN-10: 1338167081
Publisher: Graphix
Publication Date: April 5th, 2022
Pages: 240
Language: English