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The Scarlet Stockings Spy (Tales of Young Americans)

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In The Scarlet Stockings Spy Trinka Hakes Noble has masterfully created a heroine who is as brash and idealistic as her young country. Young Maddy Rose teaches the reader that the role of patriot has nothing to do with age and everything to do with heart.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published October 14th 2004 by Sleeping Bear Press (first published January 28th 2004)
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Stephanie Rice
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Book Title: The Scarlet Stockings Spy
Author: Trinka Hakes Noble

Short Description of the Book: The book is set in the fall of 1777 when the newly formed United States of America is struggling to gain her independence from Great Britain. The book is about the patriotic sacrifices that all Americans went through in order to push the British off of American soil. Maddy Rose is the protagonist of the story and she plays a vital role as a spy for the American forces. Maddy Ro
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Jessica
A very beautiful picture book about a little girl who helped out her brother and other Patriot during the Revolutionary War. This book details harsh realities in a calm way. (Maddy's dad and brother, Jonathan who die is seperate battles.)

This book is about small actions that make a big difference.
Alice
4.5 stars Interesting Pictures, interesting story, history, I really liked this book. I like history too...so this was perfect!! It is a little long but perfect for a 5th Grade US History Class! Love this story!!
Lteegarden
The author's word choice creates an opportunity to illustrate from the images that are created. Takes place during Revolutionary War.
Ali Hembree
This is a book for older grades, advanced 3rd grade- 6th grade.

The scarlet stockings spy takes place in Philadelphia in 1777 as they get ready for the British to come and fight them. The main character is Maddy Rose who is a little girl who helps her mom in a small shop.As she does her job, certain colors she hangs on the line represent as a warning for others in the town.

With the amount of description used in this book, the kids who read this will feel like they were right there in all the acti
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Lori
A well-written and beautifully illustrated book about a family's contributions and sacrifices to the Revolutionary war in Philadelphia. Specifically told from the point of view of a young girl, Maddy Rose, and the way she was able to secretly communicate secret information to the American rebels, just by the way she hung out the wash.
Caryn
I loved this book because I love "timepiece" stories!

This is a children's picture book that takes place during the Revolutionary War, and how a young girl helped the young United States in the battle for freedom from England. It has very detailed and just fantastic pictures!
Kerry Kenney
Maddy Rose is a patriot spy during the Revolutionary War. She is also a little girl living in Philadelphia, in a row house along a cobble street. I love her secret code and her courage. This is a great story and the illustrations are gorgeous.
Laura
This book is set in Philadelphia in 1777 and tells of the sacrafice of a family for freedom. I loved the pictures and admired the little girl that secretly helped.
Marci
This beautiful children's book makes me cry every time I read it to my kids. I want to always remember and be grateful for the price that has been paid for my freedom.
Ann
A young girl in the Revolutionary War helps spy on the British with a unique code. Nice tale of brother & sister.
Angie
Interesting story about a young girl who spies during the Revolutionary War. More mature picture book.
Kim
Lovely read aloud that piques the kids' interest and a good spur of discussion.
Katie Siira
about the revolutionary war. really good for information in a simpler way!
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