George Washington's Secret Six (Young Readers Adaptation) by Don Yaeger audiobook

George Washington's Secret Six (Young Readers Adaptation)

By Don Yaeger  and Brian Kilmeade
Read by Stephen Graybill

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A captivating middle-grade adaptation of the New York Times bestseller about George Washington's top-secret spy ring that helped defeat the British. The American Revolution is well under way in 1776, but things are looking bleak for General George Washington and his Continental Army. With Washington's hasty retreat from New York City in August, many think the war might soon be over. After all: how on earth is this ragtag group going to defeat its enemy, the well-trained and well-funded military of the largest empire in history? But Washington soon realizes he can't win with military might. Instead, he must outsmart the British, so he creates a sophisticated intelligence network: the top-secret Culper Spy Ring. Drawing on extensive research, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger tell the fascinating stories of these long unrecognized spies: a reserved merchant, a tavern keeper, a brash young longshoreman, a curmudgeonly Long Island bachelor, a coffeehouse owner, and a mysterious woman. This vivid and accessible young readers adaptation of the New York Times bestseller features an exclusive new introduction and extensive back matter. Chronicling a crucial moment in American history, this historical thriller will excite and inspire the next generation of patriots.

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A captivating middle-grade adaptation of the New York Times bestseller about George Washington's top-secret spy ring that helped defeat the British.

The American Revolution is well under way in 1776, but things are looking bleak for General George Washington and his Continental Army. With Washington's hasty retreat from New York City in August, many think the war might soon be over. After all: how on earth is this ragtag group going to defeat its enemy, the well-trained and well-funded military of the largest empire in history?

But Washington soon realizes he can't win with military might. Instead, he must outsmart the British, so he creates a sophisticated intelligence network: the top-secret Culper Spy Ring. Drawing on extensive research, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger tell the fascinating stories of these long unrecognized spies: a reserved merchant, a tavern keeper, a brash young longshoreman, a curmudgeonly Long Island bachelor, a coffeehouse owner, and a mysterious woman.

This vivid and accessible young readers adaptation of the New York Times bestseller features an exclusive new introduction and extensive back matter. Chronicling a crucial moment in American history, this historical thriller will excite and inspire the next generation of patriots.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A powerful new book . . . that reads like a modern-day spy thriller. TheBlaze
A fascinating read, highlighting some of our nation's unknown heroes. General Stanley McChrystal (U.S. Army, retired)
The tale of patriotism and daring. The Washington Times
This is my kind of history book. Get ready. Here's the action. Brad Meltzer, New York Times bestselling author of the Ordinary People Change the World series
Accolades for the adult edition of George Washington's Secret Six

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Author Bio: Don Yaeger

Author Bio: Don Yaeger

Don Yaeger has been a featured speaker at over one hundred business gatherings and athletic events. Using the lessons learned over his extensive career as both a journalist and an entrepreneur, he has also become an award-winning keynote speaker, working with audiences as diverse as Fortune 500 companies and cancer survivor groups, where he shares his personal story. Additionally, he has been engaged as a media coach to countless high-profile athletes, business leaders, and elected officials. He shares the formula that he has seen in the great winners he has worked with and explains how that formula can work for others. 

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Author Bio: Brian Kilmeade

Author Bio: Brian Kilmeade

Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager are the coauthors of George Washington’s Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates, both New York Times bestsellers. Kilmeade cohosts Fox News Channel’s morning show Fox & Friends and hosts the daily national radio show The Brian Kilmeade Show. Yaeger has written or cowritten twenty-five books.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 2.74
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English