Sophia's War
Sophia's War
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Sophia's War

Written by Avi
Published by Beach Lane Books
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In 1776, young Sophia Calderwood witnesses the execution of Nathan Hale in New York City, which is newly occupied by the British army. Sophia is horrified by the event and resolves to do all she can to help the American cause. Recruited as a spy, she becomes a maid in the home of General Clinton, the supreme commander of the British forces in America. Through her work she becomes aware that someone in the American army might be switching sides, and she uncovers a plot that will grievously damage the Americans if it succeeds. But the identity of the would-be traitor is so shocking that no one believes her, and so Sophia decides to stop the treacherous plot herself, at great personal peril: She’s young, she’s a girl, and she’s running out of time. And if she fails, she’s facing an execution of her own. Master storyteller Avi shows exactly how personal politics can be in this “nail-biting thriller” (Publishers Weekly) that is rich in historical detail and rife with action.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781442414426
    Publication Date
    September 24, 2013
    Page Count
    302
    Words Per Page
    196
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2012007962
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1442414421
    Lexile® Level
    730L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~Q
    ATOS® Book Level
    5.1
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    9
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    153635
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG+

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