Una historia gráfica (A Graphic History)
From the Series Invenciones Increíbles (Amazing Inventions)
Los tenis surgieron como resultado de los esfuerzos por fabricar un calzado más duradero y cómodo, y se convirtieron en un importante vínculo entre el deporte y la moda. Su popularidad en aumento llevó a patrocinios de celebridades, marcas de nombres importantes y avances tecnológicos continuos.
Sneakers came about because of efforts to make more durable, more comfortable shoes—and became a major link between sports and fashion. Their sales rose with the popularity of tennis and exploded along with basketball, leading to celebrity endorsements, big-name brands, and continued technological breakthroughs. In the twenty-first century, sneakers are still evolving, along with “sneaker influencer” social media, smart tech, and other hot new trends. 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: Ceej Rowland
Ceej Rowland is a freelance illustrator with over ten years of experience. He loves new challenges and lives in England.
By Megan Ciskowski, Associate Publicist Whether Spanish is a reader’s first or second language, it’s important to provide engaging content and inspiring stories. This season Lerner is publishing Spanish-language versions of an award-winning nonfiction picture book, a graphic novel… View →
“[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.”