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Book cover The Scarlet Stockings Spy
Trinka Hakes Noble (2004) , under 40 pages
Illustrated by Robert Papp
Audience: Intermediate (4th-6th grade)
Category: Adventure, Historical, NCCBA
(This book has outstanding illustrations)


History comes alive through the eyes of a brave young girl, Maddy Rose. America is on the brink of the Revolutionary War, and Maddy Rose does her best to protect both her family and her country. How does she use an unusual code to relay messages to her brother, a spy for General George Washington's army? Look to the title of this beautifully illustrated book for a clue.

Reviewed by: Gale / Mountain Island Library

Comments from Readers

jordan, age 10 from North Carolina
i think that it is a good book but it was a little confuseing and nerve wrecking.We

Hannah, Brittany, and Baylee, age 11 from North Carolina
It was nice and i enjoyed it. It gave me a chance to see what the war was like. It made me think that spy's were cool. it was a good book!!! i really liked it.i really liked the book and it was a good chance to learn about the war and the story was cool.

Jesse and Casey, age 10 from North Carolina
I think it is a good book, because it is a storie about war.and people can learn about it. It's about history and we like history.

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