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George Washington's secret six : the spies who saved America / Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger.

Kilmeade, Brian, (author.). Yaeger, Don, (author.).

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Killingworth Library Association.
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Killingworth Library Association TWEEN 973.3 KIL (Text to phone) 33420149182082 Tween New Available -

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General Note:
"Young reader's adaptation"--Publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 154-158) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1 -- Chapter 1 Why New York? p. 11 -- Chapter 2 On the March p. 13 -- Chapter 3 Betrayal at Jamaica Pass p. 15 -- Chapter 4 A Miracle in the Mist p. 18 -- Part 2 -- Chapter 5 A Change in Strategy p. 25 -- Chapter 6 One Good Man p. 27 -- Chapter 7 On Assignment p. 29 -- Chapter 8 Failure on Long Island p. 32 -- Chapter 9 March to New Jersey p. 35 -- Chapter 10 "There Will Be No Attack" p. 37 -- Chapter 11 A Waiting Game p. 40 -- Chapter 12 Brilliant Young Major: Benjamin Tallmadge p. 42 -- Chapter 13 Black Sheep: Abraham Woodhull p. 46 -- Chapter 14 Setting Up Aliases p. 48 -- Chapter 15 A Bull of a Man: Caleb Brewster p. 51 -- Chapter 16 Tavern Keeper: Austin Roe p. 53 -- Chapter 17 Breaking from Tradition: A New Way to Work a Spy Ring p. 55 -- Chapter 18 Reports Begin p. 57 -- Chapter 19 Unbreakable Code p. 59 -- Chapter 20 Panic and a Traitor p. 61 -- Chapter 21 Peaceable Man: Robert Townsend p. 62 -- Chapter 22 Washington's Orders p. 67 -- Chapter 23 Cover Story: James Rivington p. 72 -- Chapter 24 Mysterious Lady p. 75 -- Chapter 25 Eliding in Plain Sight p. 77 -- Chapter 26 Thwarting a Plot p. 81 -- Chapter 27 Need for a New Route p. 85 -- Part 3 -- Chapter 28 French Arrive p. 91 -- Chapter 29 Washington's Gamble p. 94 -- Chapter 30 Most Powerful Man on the Hudson River: Benedict Arnold p. 97 -- Chapter 31 What Robert Townsend Saw p. 102 -- Chapter 32 Benjamin Tallmadge Figures It Out p. 104 -- Chapter 33 Turncoat Escapes p. 108 -- Chapter 34 Prisoner Is Executed p. 111 -- Chapter 35 Ring in Peril p. 114 -- Part 4 -- Chapter 36 Closing in on the Ring p. 121 -- Chapter 37 Rivington Delivers Yorktown p. 123 -- Chapter 38 Beginning of the End for the British p. 125 -- Chapter 39 Townsend's Last Letter p. 127 -- Chapter 40 ... and a Reckoning p. 130.
Summary, etc.:
A middle-grade adaptation of the bestseller shares the story of an anonymous group of spies who played roles in winning the Revolutionary War, documenting how they risked their lives to obtain intelligence for General Washington.
Target Audience Note:
Age 10+
Subject: United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Secret service > Juvenile literature.
New York (State) > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Secret service > Juvenile literature.
Spies > United States > History > 18th century > Juvenile literature.
Spies > New York (State) > History > 18th century > Juvenile literature.
Washington, George, 1732-1799 > Friends and associates.
Townsend, Robert, 1753-1838.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Secret service.
New York (State) > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Secret service.
Spies > History > 18th century.
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.

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