About this item
Someone is planning to kill George Washington, and young Phoebe Fraunces is trying to save his life. Phoebe gets a job as George Washington's housekeeper, but her real job is to work as a spy. She listens and watches very carefully, and she meets her father every day to tell him what she has learned. One day Phoebe's father tells her that Washington is planning to leave town in a few days, and the person plotting against him will act before then. Phoebe is very frightened, but she is determined to figure out who is after Washington before it's too late. . . . "This episode drawn from the Revolutionary War is related with historical accuracy and suspense and illustrated with finesse." (School Library Journal)
During the Revolution, Phoebe Fraunces has a chance to save the life of General George Washington while he has dinner at Mortier House in New York City.
Number of Pages: 48
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Judith Berry Griffin & Margot Tomes
Street Date: August 1, 2002
Item Number (DPCI): 248-76-5682
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.