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Notorious Benedict Arnold, The

Notorious Benedict Arnold, The

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

Ages
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Grade Level Equivalent
8.4
Lexile Measure
990L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
Y
Number of Pages
352
Genre
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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