"The history book that belongs in every high school in America."
New York Times Bestselling author of The Hate U Give
What are the stories we tell ourselves about America?
Every once in a while, a book comes along that completely changes how you look at a genre. That's what AMERICA REDUX has done with history books. Author and artist Ariel Aberg-Riger upends the way history is often seen. Chronology is thrown out the window and stunning visuals are used to show readers how our past is our present is our future. This is a book that will enthrall and inspire avid history buffs and reluctant readers alike and deserves a spot on every classroom and library shelf.
Explore the Chapters
AMERICA REDUX is made up of 21 visual stories—from AIDS activists to colonial propagandists, televangelists to Indigenous teens fighting for climate justice. Explore the book chapter by chapter and access an extended bibliography with links to associated films, image galleries, articles, books, and more.
"Beautifully illustrated, riveting, enraging, and empowering:
"...badass, brilliant, fun, super clever, and utterly unflinching..."
New York Times Bestselling author of Rad American Women A-Z
Do you want to learn more about visual storytelling and create your own visual stories? See behind-the-scenes page breakdowns to understand how the book was put together. Then find every image from the book in each chapter's interactive image database to download images and make your own creations!
About the Author
Ariel Aberg-Riger is a visual storyteller who creates engaging, accessible stories about history, science, policy, and other forces that shape our lives. Her work explores issues of equity and social justice, on topics that range from environmental racism to the public library.