Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 8.6
Lexile Measure®: 1010L
DRA: Not Available
Guided Reading: Not Available
- Colonial and Revolutionary America
About This BookThe intriguing story of one of America's first spies--a woman!
Born in 1725 in the American colonies, Patience Wright discovered her talent for art at an early age. As an adult, she joined her sister in a wax-sculpting business and later moved on her own to England. There, Patience became a spy for the colonies, hiding messages in the sculpted busts she sent to her sister's waxworks in America. Here is the story of a woman who lived an extraordinary life, full of art and intrigue.