Gandhi: The Myths About the Mahatma
September 17, 2021
Mahatma Gandhi is a towering, larger-than-life historical figure who changed the geopolitical makeup of the world of the 20th century. But how much do you really know about Gandhi, what he did, and why it’s important? As we prepare to release a ...
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They Put a Man on the Moon (And His Name Was Neil Armstrong)
June 30, 2021
Neil Armstrong will never fall out of the history books — in July 1969, the astronaut became the first human being to ever step foot on the moon. Here are some little-known facts about the man and his work, which are also the subjects of a new b...
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Crowning Myth Washington
March 31, 2021
George Washington looms so large over American history — he helped lead troops to victory in the Revolutionary War, served as the first president, and is regarded as “the father of our country” — that a lot of myths and legends sprung up a...
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Great Moments in Graphic Novels
April 13, 2020
For years, Portable Press has brought you fantastic nonfiction books, but recently we decided to take a whole new approach. Introducing Show Me History!, biographies of famous, notable, and important people presented in the graphic novel format...
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September 18, 2013
Not all superheroes fight for the “American Way.” Here is the history of some Canadian superheroes from our newest title, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Weird Canada.
JOHNNY CANUCK The original Johnny Canuck appeared in newspaper editorial cartoon...
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