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Pizarro and the Incas
Pizarro and the Incas

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Grade Levels: 3rd-8th

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Pizarro and the Incas
From the Stories From History series, Pizarro and the Incas takes a completely factual look at Francisco Pizarro and his desire for gold. This book is presented in a fast-paced, edgy graphic novel format including bright, action-packed scenes.

Gold, Exploration, Victory, Double-Crossing and Murder
His desire for gold led Francisco Pizarro to explore and conquer the Inca empire of South America. However, his conquest of the Incas was a bloody one, filled with violence and double-crossing treachery. After years of intense fighting and explorations, Pizarro was murdered over the land he had conquered. Pizarro and the Incas is sure to capture any reader's attention and turn even the most casual reader into a history buff!

An Exciting Series in Graphic Novel Format
Tales from the past meet modern-day storytelling! Epic battles, secret plots, and brave warriors await readers in the nonfiction Stories From History Graphic Novel series. Discover history in a fast-paced format, taking readers right to the action! History has never been this exciting! Check out the other titles in this series!
  • Full-Color illustrations
  • Fact Boxes
  • Timeline, glossary, and index

    Manufacturer's Information
    Author: Dr. Nicholas Saunders
    Pages: 48
    Binding: Paperback
    Copyright: 2006
    Printed In: China

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    Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

      1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
    Pizarro and the Incas October 26, 2010
    Reviewer: Misty Marr from Buckeye, AZ United States  
    It was interesting to see how Pizarro was inspired by Columbus.  I didn't realize that their lives overlapped and that these events were in such a short time frame.  This is a bloody book about ruthless greedy men, determined to unjustly take authority and land that didn't belong to them.  And such ruthless men were not without enemies.  This was an interesting portrayal of how South America was conquered.

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      1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
    I'm so glad I took the plunge and ordered it July 29, 2009
    Reviewer: Keeley B. from Franklin, TN  
    ...I bought the historical graphic novels as a way to get my middle schooler into reading something somewhat educational. =D  I didn't hand them to him, I told him they were mine.  He could read the Tintin, but I was going to read these historical ones first.  Muhahahaha.  Of course, he started sneaking them....and enjoying them.... =D =D

    So anyway, we've been having just a delightful time with the shipment of books.  I'm so very impressed with your company.  The confirmation email came immediately, the books were shipped out very quickly, and arrived in absolutely excellent condition.   Thank you so very much.

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