America's First Spy
From the Series Hidden History — Spies
The American colonies had just declared independence from the British. But General George Washington knew things were not going the Americans’ way. When Gen. Washington needed someone to spy on the British, only one young man volunteered. That man was Nathan Hale, an early American hero.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Red Chair Press|
|Imprint||Red Chair Press|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007020, JNF068000, JNF025190|
|Dimensions||8 x 10|
|Guided Reading Level||U|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.5|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||195344|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“[A]n engaging and informative introduction to the world of espionage.”—School Library Journal Series Made Simple
Author: Aaron Derr
Aaron Derr is a writer based just outside of Dallas, Texas. He has more than 15 years of experience writing and editing magazines and books for kids of all ages.
Illustrator: Tami Wicinas
Tami Wicinas is passionate about communicating story and emotion through the power of image and color. Tami earned her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and currently lives and works in Berkeley, CA.