Spy on History: Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring

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Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring introduces an exciting interactive series for middle grade readersSpy on History, where the reader gets to experience history in a whole new way. Meet Mary Bowser, an African American spy who was able to infiltrate the Confederate leadership at the highest level. Enigma Alberti dramatizes Mary Bowsers suspenseful storyhow she pretended to be illiterate, how she masterfully evaded detection, how she used her photographic memory to copy critical documents. Using spycraft materials included in a sealed envelope inside the book, a canny reader will be able to discover and unravel clues embedded in the text and illustrations, and solve the books ultimate mystery: Where did Mary hide her secret diary?