A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

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Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
Carolrhoda Books (R)
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.4 X 11.1 X 0.3 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781467749336

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About the Author
ANNE ROCKWELL is a beloved name in books for preschoolers. She is the author of Big Wheels, Let's Go to the Hardware Store, At the Supermarket, and Little Shark and over 100 books for young readers.
Award-winning author and illustrator Floyd Cooper is the illustrator of over ninety childrens books. He has received the Coretta Scott King Honor Award three times and the Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration in 2009 for The Blacker the Berry. From the Land of Milk and Honey was nominated for a 2013 NAACP IMAGE AWARD for literature, and These Hands was awarded the 2012 Sankei Award in Japan for outstanding illustration. Floyd currently resides in Easton, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Velma, and two sons, Dayton and Kai.
Reviews

"Rockwell's detailed yet accessible text is perfectly matched with Cooper's exceptional oil paintings. . . . A profoundly successful work."--starred, School Library Journal

-- (11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)

"With a compelling story and appealing artwork, this inviting foray into American history will catch the attention of many readers."--Booklist

-- (10/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)

"[Rockwell] delivers a striking portrait of James Lafayette, an African-American spy critical to the outcome of the Revolutionary War. [Cooper's] illustrations affirm his skill as a gifted portrait artist."--Publishers Weekly

-- (9/5/2016 12:00:00 AM)