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The Notorious Benedict Arnold

The Notorious Benedict Arnold

by Steve Sheinkin

Most people know that Benedict Arnold was America's first, most notorious traitor. Few know that he was also one of its greatest war heroes. This accessible biography introduces young readers to the real Arnold: reckless, heroic, and driven. Packed with first-person accounts, astonishing battle scenes, and surprising twists, this is a gripping and true adventure tale.

Winner of 2012 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults

14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Number of Pages
Biography and Autobiography

About the Author

Steve Sheinkin National Book Award Finalist Steve Sheinkin has been writing history books for years. A meticulous researcher and documenter, he is also a former teacher and knows well how to grab young readers' interest and hold it. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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