The Top-Secret Adventure of John Darragh, Revolutionary War Spy

From the Series History's Kid Heroes

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Under the nose of the enemy army . . . a boy carries a dangerous secret.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1777. John Darragh’s family has sided with the rebel colonists during the Revolutionary War. But the family lives across the street from the headquarters of the British army, their enemies. The Darragh family spies on the British, and John takes messages to his brother in the rebel camp. Can John sneak past the British soldiers this time?

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978-0-76136-193-0
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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2010-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.8
BISACS JUV016120, JUV030060
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.75 x 8.5
Lexile 500
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 139001
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Original artwork, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Illustrator: Zachary Trover

Author: Connie Roop

Author: Peter Roop

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