Spies! Real People, Real Stories


Bibliographic Information:

Portalupi, Laura. Spies!: Real People, Real Stories. Bloomington, MN: Red Brick Learning, 2004. Print.

Brief Annotation: This book is a nonfiction early reader about spies. It talks about the history of spies, what spies do and how to become a spy. The back of the book includes a helpful glossary so students can learn new words and terms.

Genre: Informational

Grade Level: 1-3

Readers Who Will Like This: Readers who like spies and codes, young children who like learning about things.

Rating/Response: 3 This book was clearly written and good for students who want to research spies. It went over some tough information about terrorism and assassination in an easy to understand and non-frightening way.

One Question You Would Ask Before a Read Aloud: What do you know about spies? Would you like to be a spy when you grow up?

Posted By: Maria Muellerleile


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