The year is 1781. YOU are James Armistead, a brave, literate enslaved person living in Virginia. General Lafayette approaches you with the most critical choice of your life: do you join the Revolutionary Army or find freedom on your own terms? As a spy for the revolution, you might change the course of history. But whose liberty will you really be fighting for?
Choose from 19 possible endings!
Choose Your Own Adventure, is a series of children's gamebooks where each story is written from a second-person point of view, with the reader assuming the role of the protagonist and making choices that determine the main character's actions and the plot's outcome.
PRAISE FOR CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE SPIES:
"In this history-inspired spin-off from the venerable Choose Your Own Adventure line, readers adopt the persona of James Armistead Lafayette, an enslaved person who becomes a spy during the American Revolution...The plots are swift and snappy, and the format, a tried-and-true gimmick that has persisted for decades, lends itself well to multiple rereads and interactivity, if not to a clear historical record." –Publishers Weekly
"For fans of Choose Your Own Adventure books, this historical drama is worth having on the shelf.” –Kirkus
"…This book will get kids excited about history." –Booklist
Grade 5 | Lexile: 610 | GRL: V
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