Anna Strong and the Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring

A Spy on History Book

By Enigma Alberti

Illustrated by Laura Terry

In a story of suspense and intrigue, Anna Strong and the Revolutionary War Culper Spy Ring explores a little-known chapter of American history—and offers readers a mystery of their own to solve!
Travel back in time to the American Revolution in the thrilling third book in the Spy on History series. Discover the secret Culper Ring, a network of American spies fighting against the British redcoats. Meet historical figures like George Washington and the soon-to-be-infamous Benedict Arnold. And meet Anna Strong, an unsung heroine who found ingenious ways to communicate top-secret messages to her fellow spies—helping to free the American colonies from British rule.
Your mission: Decode Anna Strong’s hidden message and discover the secret assignment she undertook for the Culper Ring. There are clues embedded in the book’s text and illustrations, plus spycraft materials, including a cipher wheel, in an envelope at the beginning of the book.

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Enigma Alberti

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Laura Terry

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Review quotes
"A strong main character and an engaging story make for a revolutionary read. Spy fans and cryptographers will seek this one out." —Kirkus 

"Young readers will admire Anna Strong's resourceful and courageous efforts to help the Patriot cause...Highly recommended." —School Library Journal
Product Details
Age range
8 - 14
Grade range
3 - 9
Spy on History
Number of pages
Publication date
April 02, 2019