La guitarra eléctrica (The Electric Guitar)
Una historia gráfica (A Graphic History)
From the Series Invenciones Increíbles (Amazing Inventions)
Durante décadas, los toques y chirridos de la guitarra eléctrica han sido algunos de los sonidos que definen la música popular. Pero tuvo que pasar más de un siglo de esfuerzo e innovación antes de que este instrumento fuera eléctrico.
For decades, the blasts and howls of the electric guitar have been some of the defining sounds of popular music. But more than a century of effort and innovation had to happen before this instrument went electric. Learn about the master craftspeople who created the guitar as we know it, the inventors who figured out how to send guitar notes through amplifiers and give the guitar a bigger sound, and the musicians whose legendary playing put it at the center of rock ‘n’ roll. This title is now available in Spanish.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Graphic Novels, Science|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Spanish-Language, STEM, STEM: Engineering|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Graphic Universe ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Blake Hoena
Blake Hoena has written more than one hundred books for children, including an original graphic novel series, Eek & Ack, and graphic novel retellings of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Peter Pan. Blake lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with his wife, two dogs, two cats, and hundreds of comics.
Illustrator: David Buisán
David M. Buisán is an illustrator and lives in Barcelona, Spain. After completing his studies in Fine Arts, he has collaborated with various publications, such as Vogue, Squire, Variety, L'Officiel, and The Guardian. He is a regular contributor to editorial projects, highlighting his participation in the Doctor Who franchise and in Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space, published in the USA, UK, Spain, Germany, and France.
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“[H]ighlights the amazing innovators who turned dreams into reality, along with the advances in scientific and technological innovation that made each of these incredible inventions come to life. . . . The artwork is top-notch and represents a range of skin tones and identities in each book, with plenty of detail for readers to pore over.”