Cold War Spy Stories

True Spy Stories
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Gives readers a thrilling, behind-the-scenes look into how Cold War spies gathered information for the United States and the Soviet Union. Learn about the tools that daring spies used during this conflict, and how spies such as Oleg Penkovsky and Martha Peterson risked their lives to unearth another country's secrets. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2021
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-01-01
BISACS JNF043000, JNF025130
Dewey 327.1209
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 760
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 5.0
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 511534
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Fast Facts
  • Solving Soviet Codes
  • Stopping the Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Trading Secrets for Cash
  • Dead Drops
  • Notes in Cars
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author: Emma Huddleston

Emma Huddleston lives in Minnesota with her husband. She enjoys writing children's books, but she likes reading novels even more. When she is not writing or reading, she likes to stay active by running, hiking, or swing dancing.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of True Spy Stories from School Library Journal on April 1, 2021

Each title starts off with a ‘Fast Facts’ section, giving brief background information on the particular era. It also includes spies and their tools. The writing is serious. Mini biographies of spies and their actions are included. Anna Smith Strong, a spy during the… View →