America's Famous Spies (Scratch & Dent)

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For Grades 6 - 8

America's Famous Spies: Notable Lives from History is a fun and engaging reader for students or anyone with a love for American history. Explore the lives and accomplishments of 10 famous spies from history. These fascinating stories incorporate well for students in grades 6-8 in many areas of study including history, language arts, vocabulary words and definitions, and cultural insights.

A Look Inside

Manufacturer Master Books
Weight (in lbs) 1.00
Title America's Famous Spies
Subtitle Notable Lives from History
Series What A Character! Notable Lives from History
ISBN 13 9781683443636
Contributors Marilyn Boyer
Binding Paperback
Page Count 136
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, LLC
Dimensions (in inches) 7 x 9

Meet unforgettable people and animals in the What a Character! Notable Lives from History series as you enjoy 10 real stories within each book!

Designed to be fun and engaging for students or anyone with a love for history, these readers include a fascinating focus on important, influential, and visionary people, along with heroic animal escapades! From scientists to famous women to war heroes and more, there is something of interest for everyone in this exciting series!

This volume, America's Famous Spies, is recommended for Grade 6 and up and includes:

  • Nathan Hale, Spy and Hero
  • Lydia Darragh, Quaker Spy
  • Washington's Spies, The Culper Ring
  • Anna Strong, Petticoat Spy
  • James Armistead Lafayette, Double Spy
  • Belle Boyd, Teen-aged Spy
  • Emma Edmonds, Nurse and Spy
  • Dabney and Lucy Walker, Clothesline Spies
  • The Ghost Army
  • The Navajo Code Talkers

Each book can be read in any order and includes colorful and fun images. Definitions are included to help readers learn the new words they will discover. Read for enjoyment or as an extension of your history, science, or language arts curriculum.

Table of Contents

  • American War of Independence
    • 1. Nathan Hale — Spy and Hero
    • 2. Lydia Darragh — Quaker Spy
    • 3. Washington’s Spies — The Culper Ring
    • 4. Anna Strong — Petticoat Spy
    • 5. James Armistead Lafayette — Double Spy
  • The Civil War
    • 6. Belle Boyd — Teen-aged Spy
    • 7. Emma Edmonds — Nurse and Spy
    • 8. Dabney and Lucy Walker — Clothesline Spies
  • World War II
    • 9. The Ghost Army
    • 10. The Navajo Code Talkers
  • Glossary
  • Corresponding Curriculum
  • Endnotes
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