Assassin Reading Comic

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  • Anyway, back to the story. So, this young girl, about 13, works in the White House, following in her grandmother's footsteps as a seamstress. But where she really wants to be is on stage.
  • Shaun, you have got to hear about this book I read called Assassin, by Anna Myers. It's historical fiction.
  • Sounds boring!
  • I know, I know. That's what I thought too, least at first.
  • Well, what's so great about it? All the historical fiction I've read in the "past" has been for nerds that actually CARE about what was going on.
  • This book takes just a few chapters of setting development, which is Washington City in the 1960's, before it turns into a roller coaster of page-turning suspense.
  • Well, in this novel, the main character, Arabella, grows up in the time of Lincoln's presidency.
  • Booth works to convince the young girl to aid him in the kidnapping of the President of the United States. Will Bella stay true to herself and her love for Lincoln, or will she be put under the spell of a dangerous theater man?
  • That was the guy who didn't want slaves and stuff, right?
  • Yes, nimrod.
  • Hey!
  • Alright, this is almost interesting...
  • After getting a part time job making costumes in the local theater, Bella quickly meets a famous actor, John Wilkes Booth. Booth has a way of convincing people to be on his side with that charming smile of his.
  • Kinda like mine, no?
  • Sure... Anyway, Bella can't help but befriend this actor from the South, despite the fact that he has opposite views about slavery, a big deal in this time period. With his drug-like personality,
  • Dun, dun, dunnn!!!
  • Dun, dun, dunnnn!!!
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