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Maus I

Maus I: A Survivors Tale: My Father Bleeds History
Art Spiegelman

This is a powerful, terrifying, hopeful book.

This is a powerful, terrifying, hopeful book.

Quick Stats:

Page Count: 160
Age Range: 12 and up
Year: 1986
Genre: Historical, Graphic Novel
Series: 1st of 2

Maus details the extraordinary true tale of Art Spiegelman’s father’s life in Nazi Germany during the Holocaust, as well as the relationship between Art and his father Vladek as Vladek tells his story. The graphic novel shows the Nazis as cats and the Jewish people as mice.

Anyone who loves graphic novels will surely love this book because the illustrations are amazing. Also, anyone interested in history and especially Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.

-Ms. Kost

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Filed under Age Range: 12 and up, Author: Art Spiegelman, Genre: Graphic Novel, Genre: Historical, Page Count: 100-200, Part of a Series, Year: 1980s