Thomas Paine Writes Common Sense
Graphic Heroes of the American Revolution
The words of Thomas Paine truly inspired the fight for American independence. He helped define the aims of the Revolutionary War. He even rode alongside George Washington in the 1783 parade celebrating America's victory. This book teaches readers about his journey from making corsets in England to fanning the flames of revolution in America. Told in the exciting style of a graphic novel, Paine's creation of the revolutionary pamphlet Common Sense is presented for even the most reluctant readers to enjoy. Accessible text and engaging drawings allow readers to explore the development of Paine's pamphlet and its impact on both the soldiers fighting for independence and those on the home front.