Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

From the Series Hidden History — Spies

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

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.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
Copyright 2018
Publisher Red Chair Press
Imprint Red Chair Press
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-01-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007020, JNF068000, JNF025190
Dewey 973.3850924
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 820
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

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.


School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“[A]n engaging and informative introduction to the world of espionage.”—School Library Journal Series Made Simple