Who Is Tibet's Exiled Leader?: The 14th Dalai Lama: An Official Who HQ Graphic Novel (Who HQ Graphic Novels) (Hardcover)

Who Is Tibet's Exiled Leader?: The 14th Dalai Lama: An Official Who HQ Graphic Novel (Who HQ Graphic Novels) By Teresa Robeson, Angela Poon (Illustrator), Who HQ Cover Image
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Discover the story behind the Fourteenth Dalai Lama's journey from Tibet to permanent exile in India in this captivating graphic novel written by 2020 APALA Award-winning author Teresa Robeson and illustrator Angela Poon.

Presenting Who HQ Graphic Novels: an exciting addition to the #1 New York Times best-selling Who Was? series!

Follow the Fourteenth Dalai Lama's harrowing escape to India in 1959, as he fled Chinese suppression of a national uprising in Tibet. A story of risk and political tension, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves in the incredible story of the Tibetan spiritual and political leader -- brought to life by gripping narrative and vivid full-color illustrations that jump off the page.

About the Author

Teresa Robeson (she/her) is the APALA Award-winning author of Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom (recipient of an ILA Nonfiction Picture Book Honor and an NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Recommended Book). Other publications include Two Bicycles in Beijing and an essay in Nonfiction Writers Dig Deep, edited by Melissa Stewart. Teresa lives with her scientist-professor husband, younger son, and a motley crew of chickens on their 27-acre mini homestead. She draws upon her cultural heritage, immigrant sensibilities, as well as her background in science and love of nature when she writes. To see more of her work visit her website: teresarobeson.com

Angela Poon (she/her) is a freelance illustrator and comic artist living in Mississauga, Ontario. She is a graduate of Sheridan College's Bachelor of Illustration program, and is the illustrator of Deborah Kerbel's graphic novel Fred & Marjorie: A Doctor, a Dog, and the Discovery of Insulin. Angela enjoys capturing warmth and little moments of everyday life in her illustrations. Find more of her work at angela-poon.com.

Praise For…

"Carefully crafted text and illustrations work together seamlessly in this retelling of the 14th Dalai Lama’s escape into exile. A tale of danger and daring escape sure to intrigue middle grade readers while introducing them to an important historical figure."—School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780593384602
ISBN-10: 0593384601
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: Who HQ Graphic Novels