Spies of World War I An Interactive Espionage Adventure Michael Burgan

Raintree
Paperback / softback 112 pages

ISBN:
9781474707268
Size:
190 x 133 xmm
Published:
24th September 2015
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Series:
You Choose: You Choose: Spies
Interest age: from c 8 years
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Overview

The world's great powers have all been swept up in the first global war. Spying on the enemy can provide information that might be useful for your country's war effort. The work is dangerous but exciting. Will you: Offer your services to the German intelligence agency as an English-speaking spy? Work as an Allied female spy in German-occupied Belgium? Be sent to Russia as a member of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service? You Choose offers multiple perspectives on history, supporting Common Core reading standards and providing readers a front-row seat to the past.

Author

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael has also worked as an editor at Weekly Reader, the classroom news magazine used in schools across the United States. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in history. When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

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