Bringing Down A President: the Watergate Scandal




      Bringing Down A President: the Watergate Scandal
A middle grade retelling of Richard Nixon s downfall, Bringing Down A President The Watergate Scandal is an inventive and timely look at one of the biggest scandals to ever rock our nation by Andrea Balis and Elizabeth Levy, featuring graphic novel style illustrations by Tim Foley.Comprised almost completely of primary source quotes good thing Nixon s recorder was on and interspersed with contextual narrative, this captivating account of the trials and tribulations of the Nixon Administration has been rendered screenplay style offering an extraordinarily immediate narrative of one of America s most turbulent eras. Free Read [ Bringing Down A President: the Watergate Scandal ] by [ Andrea Balis ] – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • Bringing Down A President: the Watergate Scandal
  • Andrea Balis
  • 25 June 2018
  • 1250176794

10 thoughts on “ Bringing Down A President: the Watergate Scandal

  1. Betsy says:

    Hey, now I get Watergate While it s billed as middle grades, Bringing Down A President the Watergate Scandal is a great overview of Watergate for adults who never quite got the full story I m not old enough to have lived through Watergate, and just about every US history class I ve ever taken has covered 1946 to about 1990 in about three sentences So, we won World War II, but then we got into a Cold War with the Commies, and both sides made a metric shit ton of weapons Then the Soviet Hey, now I get Watergate While it s billed as middle grades, Bringing Down A President the Watergate Scandal is a great overview of Watergate for adults who never quite got the full story I m not old enough to have lived through Watergate, and just about every US history class I ve ever taken has covered 1946 to about 1990 in about three sentences So, we won World War II, but then we go...

  2. Ms. Yingling says:

    E ARC provided by Edelweiss PlusUsing direct quotes from wide variety of participants in the Watergate scandal and investigation, this book provides Fly on the Wall commentary on the events that happened from 1972 to 1974, with some additional back history about some of the people involved as well I had never realized what a comedy of errors the whole thing was breaking into the Watergate, covering things up, bribing people right and left Wow There is a marvelous illustration of some of E ARC provided by Edelweiss PlusUsing direct quotes from wide variety of participants in the Watergate scandal and investigation, this book provides Fly on the Wall commentary on the events that happened from 1972 to 1974, with some additional back history about some of the people involved as well I had never realized what a comedy of errors the whole thing was breaking into the Watergate, covering things up, bribing people right and left Wow There is a marvelous illustration of some of the men who tried to hide out in a closet and got locked in that made me snort with laughter, especially since it has a real Mad Magazine vibe to the line drawing This book does a great job at laying out events and explaining why things happened the way they did The tone is very matter of fact, which could not have been an easy thing to do My goodness G Gordon Liddy He would have been fast friends with some...

  3. Namrata says:

    really interesting plot this book sounds like my cup of tea hope I can read it soon

  4. Elaine says:

    I love the new trend of primary sources in Children s nonfiction, and this is a great example Very readable This is why we should teach modern history first and work backwards.

  5. Kayla says:

    This book was great It explained a lot of the missing parts of the Watergate scandal that I was not aware of before I loved the format, especially the fly on the wall concept that was excellent I also liked the fact that the authors included direct quotes from the p...

  6. Debra says:

    Written primarily from quotes from primary sources, this makes a solid refresher on Watergate for those like me who may have forgotten many details useful for today s news.

  7. Chelsea says:

    I thought this book was an interesting look at the Watergate Scandal and I actually learned a lot even though this topic was not new to me I enjoyed the fly on the wall perspective which made it seem like you had an inside look to what was happening in the room It included some curse words but they were within direct quotes and felt appropriate for getting the tone across I think it would also appeal to reluctant readers who may find that sort of thing edgy andinteresting than aI thought this book was an interesting look at the Watergate Scandal and I actually learned a lot even though...

  8. Alicia says:

    Reviewing for a professional magazine see review in SLJ.

  9. Beth Bryden-miller says:

    Nope I didn t think the literal Fly on the Wall narrator worked as a device I thought the author couldn t get a handle on the middle grades audience in terms of what was explained in detail and what prior knowledge was assumed I...

  10. Edward Sullivan says:

    Reviewed for professional publication.

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