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This Level 3 book is perfect for children who can read alone. In Spies, readers explore the history of espionage through war and "cold war" peace. Meet the famous and the infamous, the agents and the double agents. Infiltrate the FBI, CIA, and KGB and follow the evolution of the tools of the trade, including industrial spying and computer hackers. The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail. Young readers will devour these kid-friendly titles, which cover high-interest topics such as sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, as well as classics like Aladdin. Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and names mentioned. Averaging 2,400 to 2,800 words, these books offer a 50/50 picture-to-text ratio. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.
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Explore the history of espionage through war and "cold war" peace. Meet the famous and the infamous, the agents and the double agents. Infiltrate the FBI, CIA and KGB, and follow the evolution of the tools of the trade, including industrial spying and computer hackers. Full-color illustrations.
Uncover the secret world of spies -- who they are, what they do, and how they do it.
DORLING KINDERSLEY READERS
Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DORLING KINDERSLEY READERS, a multi-level reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.
With Dorling Kindersley Readers, children will learn to read -- then read to learn!