How They Choked

HOW THEY CHOKED: FAILURES, FLOPS, AND FLAWS OF THE AWFULLY FAMOUS

“Written in a chatty style, full of wit and laugh-out-loud moments, this charmingly irreverent delivery of history is not only entertaining but packed full of lessons to be learned.”
- School Library Journal

“An insightful, informative narrative explaining how these individuals earned a place in history, including both their accomplishments and embarrassing and sometimes-tragic failures.”
- Kirkus Reviews

“Bragg’s turn of phrase reveals a knack for capturing the true identity of notorious individuals such as George Armstrong Custer, who is described as “a peacock with a pistol,” or Susan B. Anthony, who she explains was a “pioneering pain in the butt.”
- BookList

“Bragg’s texts help our students think across texts, talk back to the texts and leave them hungry for more.  Bragg successfully shares stories that will enable our students to learn about the past and find models for writing engaging nonfiction.”
- Nerdy Book Club 

One thought on “How They Choked

  1. Cody Helmbrecht

    i was entertaind while reading this book Georgia Bragg is a very skilled writer and is one of my favorites. Keep up the good work

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