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How I Became a Spy: A Mystery of WWII London by [Hopkinson, Deborah]
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"Ms. Hopkinson slips lots of age-appropriate wartime history and a number of real individuals (including Eisenhower)--as well as practical details about codes and ciphers and how to break them--into this info-packed adventure for sleuth-loving readers." --The Wall Street Journal

"This middle grade mystery novel starts with a bang and sends readers on a breakneck journey through World War II London." --School Library Journal

"Hopkinson has written a cleverly plotted, page-turning mystery that vividly evokes wartime Britain... Fans of puzzles, mysteries, and historical fiction will be delighted by Hopkinson's latest." --Booklist

"Red herrings, a poignant Bradshaw family backstory, ciphers to decode, a subplot regarding a young Jewish refugee friend of Bertie's, cameos by real-life historical figures (General Eisenhower and his dog; cipher expert Leo Marks)--there's certainly no shortage of entry points for young readers, and never a dull moment." --The Horn Book

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From the award-winning author of The Great Trouble comes a story of espionage, survival, and friendship during World War II. Bertie Bradshaw never set out to become a spy.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 11528 KB
  • Print Length: 261 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0399557075
  • Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers (12 February 2019)
  • Sold by: PRH US
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07DT2BTFL
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #402,691 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Red Canoe Reader
5.0 out of 5 starsAn intriguing historical fiction MG book full of adventure and mystery
13 February 2019 - Published on Amazon.com
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5.0 out of 5 starsNice Middle Grade Historical Mystery
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5.0 out of 5 starsHow I Became a Spy by Deborah Hopkinson 5 stars
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5.0 out of 5 starsAn amazing story!
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