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History Comics: The American Bison

History Comics: The American Bison

The Buffalo's Survival Tale

History Comics

Andy Hirsch

First Second



First Second

First Second

On Sale: 06/01/2021

ISBN: 9781250845054

128 Pages, Ages 9-13

Turn back the clock with History Comics, First Second's new nonfiction graphic novel series! In History Comics: The American Bison, learn how millions of buffalo once roamed the American prairie—until they were nearly driven to extinction.

In the early 18th century the American prairies shook under the hooves of nearly 30 million bison. Fast as a horse, tall as a person, and heavier than both combined, they roamed from coast to coast. A century later, people struggled to find a single one left alive. How did the great herds disappear, and what will it take to bring them back?

Praise for History Comics: The American Bison

"Young animal lovers and eco-activists alike will be moved by this wrenching but ultimately hopeful case study."—School Library Journal


Andy Hirsch

Andy Hirsch is a cartoonist living in Dallas, Texas. He is the author and illustrator of several entries in First Second's Science Comics series including Dogs, Trees, Cats, and Rocks and Minerals.

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