Phoebe the Spy
Phoebe the Spy
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Phoebe the Spy

Written by Judith Griffin & illustrated by Margot Tomes
Published by Puffin Books
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Someone is planning to kill George Washington, and young Phoebe Fraunces is trying to save his life. Phoebe gets a job as George Washington’s housekeeper, but her real job is to work as a spy. She listens and watches very carefully, and she meets her father every day to tell him what she has learned. One day Phoebe’s father tells her that Washington is planning to leave town in a few days, and the person plotting against him will act before then. Phoebe is very frightened, but she is determined to figure out who is after Washington before it’s too late. . . . This episode drawn from the Revolutionary War is related with historical accuracy and suspense and illustrated with finesse.(School Library Journal)

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    August 5, 2002
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    8 - 12 years
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    ASIN/ISBN 10
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