42 pages 1 hour read

Trevor R. Getz, Illustr. Liz Clarke

Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History

Nonfiction | Graphic Novel/Book | YA | Published in 2011

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Essay Topics


How do illustrations enrich Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History?


How does the novel’s structure shape its meaning? Why do you think the authors chose to structure the text this way? Cite evidence from the text to support your answers.


Choose a panel from Part 1, and analyze its panel size and shape as well as its use of angles, colors, lighting, and character expressions and poses. What is the overall tone of the panel?