13 Best Teen & Young Adult History Comics

List Updated June 2020

Bestselling Teen & Young Adult History Comics in 2020


World War Two: Against The Rising Sun (Campfire Graphic Novels)

World War Two: Against The Rising Sun (Campfire Graphic Novels)
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020
  • World War Two Against the Rising Sun Campfire Graphic Novels

World War One: 1914-1918 (Campfire Graphic Novels)

World War One: 1914-1918 (Campfire Graphic Novels)
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020
  • World War One

Diary of a Tokyo Teen: A Japanese-American Girl Travels to the Land of Trendy Fashion, High-Tech Toilets and Maid Cafes

Diary of a Tokyo Teen: A Japanese-American Girl Travels to the Land of Trendy Fashion, High-Tech Toilets and Maid Cafes
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020

Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare)

Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare)
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
  • Sparknotes

Monster: A Graphic Novel

Monster: A Graphic Novel
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020
  • Amistad Press

Poppies of Iraq

Poppies of Iraq
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020
  • DRAWN QUARTERLY

Laika

Laika
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
  • Soviet era graphics novel

Strange Fruit, Volume I: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History

Strange Fruit, Volume I: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • Fulcrum Group

The Art of Kiki's Delivery Service: A Film by Hayao Miyazaki

The Art of Kiki's Delivery Service: A Film by Hayao Miyazaki
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • Viz Media

The Great American Dust Bowl

The Great American Dust Bowl
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020

Cartoon History of the United States (Cartoon Guide Series)

Cartoon History of the United States (Cartoon Guide Series)
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020
  • William Morrow Company

World War Two: Under the Shadow of the Swastika (Campfire Graphic Novels)

World War Two: Under the Shadow of the Swastika (Campfire Graphic Novels)
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020
  • World War Two Under the Shadow of the Swastika Campfire Graphic Novels

Young Mom Saves Choking Susan Boyle

Susan Boyle is one lucky lady, as one young woman was able to save her from choking. Plus, tips on how save a choking victim.

According to Thaindian News (via the Sun), young mom Lisanne Scott was at an Asda store when she saw Susan Boyle choking on a pineapple tart.

Lisanne Scott had recognized Susan Boyle but thought nothing of it until she noticed that the singer was shouting and clutching her throat. As the young mom explains, "Subo was very upset and was gasping for breath. A woman was punching her on the back but it wasn't hard enough. I left my shopping trolley and ran over to help. I gave her some hard thumps and that seemed to do the trick and clear her throat. I was just glad to help her. She is a lovely singer and a nice lady."

Young Mom Saves Susan Boyle: Prevention

Susan Boyle was lucky that Lisanne Scott happened to be in the right place at the right time and that she was able to act quickly. If Susan Boyle had not been in a public place, no one would have been around to help her.

According to faqs.org, about 3,000 adults die every year from choking. Yet there are several precautions we can use to prevent those numbers from increasing.

Medline Plus indicates that eating too fast or not chewing food properly can cause choking. Other causes include improperly fitted dentures, alcoholic consumption, breathing in vomit while unconscious, or young children breathing in small objects. Head trauma or swelling can also cause choking.

We can prevent choking incidents by chewing food properly, making sure dentures fit properly, keeping children away from small objects, and not consuming too much alcohol while eating.

Young Mom Saves Susan Boyle: How to Save a Choking Victim

While prevention is best, there are still many ways to help a choking victim. If you see someone who is choking, it is important for someone to call 911 or a medical professional right away. Good Morning America has some helpful tutorials on rescue procedures. If a person is conscious. The speaker recommends a procedure where you place your hand on the chest and give five thumps between the shoulder blades. If the person goes unconscious, then begin CPR.

Of course, if a choking victim is under one-year-old, then don't perform the Heimlich maneuver. Instead, turn the baby upside down and give thumps between the shoulder blades. if the baby goes unconscious, begin CPR (chest pumps followed by mouth-to-mouth).

We're just glad that Susan Boyle is okay!

Sources:

'Choking' Susan Boyle 'saved' by young woman, Thaindian

Choking - adult or child over 1 year, Medline Plus

How to Save a Life: Choking Rescue Resources, Good Morning America

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