The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy (Hardcover)

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A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling 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, source notes, bibliography, places to visit, and index

About the Author

James L. Swanson is the Edgar Award winning author of the New York Times bestseller, "Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer." His other books include "Chasing Lincoln's Killer," the best-selling adaption of "Manhunt" for young adults. He has held a number of government and think tank posts in Washington, D.C., including at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780545490078
ISBN-10: 0545490073
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Publication Date: September 24th, 2013
Pages: 336
Language: English

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