In Disguise! by Ryan Ann Hunter
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Investigate real-life adventures of espionage in this collection of impressive and inspiring profiles.

Spanning more than 300 years and numerous countries, In Disguise! details the lives of some of history’s most daring women, all of whom risked their lives to stand up for their beliefs. Originally published a decade ago, this fully updated and expanded edition of In Disguise! profiles twenty-eight daring international secret agents, from Harriet Tubman, who freed hundreds of slaves during the Civil War, to Eva Wu, who hid secret messages in her hair to aid the Chinese Revolution, to the modern-day exploits of former CIA agent Valerie Plame. With riveting narratives, fun quizzes to determine if you have what it takes to go undercover, secret-agent trivia, and short spotlight bios, In Disguise! is sure to engage and inspire.

About Ryan Ann Hunter

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Ryan Ann Hunter is a pen name for Pamela D. Greenwood and Elizabeth G. Macalaster, who have teamed up to write books about bridges, tunnels, skyscrapers, airplanes, robots, the history of flight, and women spies. Their books have garnered several awards, including the Children’s Book Sense Pick, the Chicago Public Library Best of the Best, Parenting magazine Book of the Year award, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Best Book award, and Austin Young Engineer’s Award.A native of North Carolina, Jeanette Little is an artist and illustrator living and working in Portland, Oregon. She received her BFA in painting from East Carolina University and then studied in the University of Oregon's MFA painting program. Her work has appeared in several publications as well as on national television. She has exhibited across the United States and has pieces in private collections from New York to Los Angeles.
Published February 12, 2013 by Aladdin/Beyond Words. 180 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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Updated from a 2003 edition, this catalog of female spies is depressingly sanitized and breathless.

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Apr 30 2013 | Read Full Review of In Disguise!: Undercover with...

Gr 7–10—This collection, updated from a 2003 edition, features spies from the 17th century through the modern era. Some stories are noteworthy, including Pauline Cushman's transition from actress to spy and Sarah Emma Edmonds's disguised persona as a man during the Civil War. Others, like Harriet...

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