Author: Judith Berry Griffin
Illustrations by Margot Tomes
Publisher: Puffin Books; Paperback
Period: Revolutionary War; Non-fiction
Someone is planning to kill George Washington, and young Phoebe Fraunces is trying to save his life. Disguised as Washington's housekeeper, Phoebe will work as a spy. She must listen and watch very carefully and meet her father every day at the market to tell him what she has learned. One day when Phoebe meets her father, he is concerned. He tells Phoebe that Washington is planning to leave in a few days, and the person who is plotting against him will act before then. Phoebe is very frightened, but she is determined to save George Washington's life. She is running out of time, and she must figure out who is after Washington before it's too late! This special price is available only while supplies last!