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Code name badass : the true story of Virginia Hall / by Heather Demetrios.

Demetrios, Heather (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown YA 940.5486 DEME (Text) 39213000938880 Young Adult Nonfiction Reshelving -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library TEEN 921 HALL (Text) 39206021721889 Teen NEW In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534431874
  • ISBN: 153443187X
  • Physical Description: xv, 368 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"To say Virginia 'Dindy' Hall was ambitious would be an understatement. She was that girl at your high school who makes everyone else look like a slacker, no matter how hard they're working. But how many of them can say they've been on Nazi Germany's Most Wanted List? At a time when most women were expected to becomes wives and mothers, Virginia craved adventure. And with the world gearing up for a second World War, this fearless woman knew that she had to find a way to get involved. When the State Department proved to be a sexist boy's club that wouldn't allow her in, she went to England to join their Special Operations unit, which was more than happy to hire this talented, brilliant woman. Even after a terrible accident left her needing a wooden leg, she remained underterred. Soon Virginia became an essential part of the Allied mission and the French Resistance, earning the dangerous honor of being named "the most dangerous of all Allied spies" by the Gestapo. This is a smart and spirited celebration of Virginia Hall, a woman with audacious courage and kickass spy skills"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 14 and Up. Atheneum.
Subject: Goillot, Virginia, 1906-1982 > Juvenile literature.
Women spies > United State > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Spies > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > United States > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > France > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Great Britain > Juvenile literature.
Espionage, American > Europe > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Goillot, Virginia, 1906-1982.
Women spies.
Women spies > United States > Biography.
Spies.

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