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A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing Lincoln’s Killer!

In his new young adult book on the Kennedy assassination, James Swanson will transport readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history. As he did in his bestseller Chasing Lincoln’s Killer, Swanson will deploy his signature “you are there” style—a riveting, ticking-clock pace with an unprecedented eye for dramatic details and impeccable historical accuracy—to tell the story of the JFK assassination as it has never been told before.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Swanson brings the same immediacy and thriller-like tension he achieved in Chasing Lincoln’s Killer to this harrowing account of the Kennedy assassination.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Despite the great number of books on Kennedy’s assassination, this volume stands out for its gripping storytelling style and photographic documentation.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Fascinating.”

    Children’s Literature

  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award
  • A 2013 Cybils Award Finalist for YA Nonfiction
  • Winner of the 2013 Parents' Choice Gold Award for Historical Fiction
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