Upon Secrecy

Upon Secrecy Cover

Upon Secrecy

By Selene Castrovilla; Jeff Crosby (Illustrator); Shelley Ann Jackson (Illustrator)

Calkins Creek Books, Hardcover, 9781590785737, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009

How George Washington's spies saved America. In 1780 France entered the American Revolution. A French fleet was bringing crucial aid to the patriots. Did the British know? Would they intercept? George Washington needed answersfast. To get them, he turned to his most trusted spies. Upon Secrecy follows the members of the Culper Spy Ring on their most daring and important mission. Washington couldn't outfight the British. Could he outspy them?

About the Author
Selene Castrovilla is a novelist and nonfiction author. She holds an MFA in creative writing from New School University and a BA in English from New York University. She lives on Long Island with her two sons.

Jeff Crosby holds a degree in illustration as a visual essay. A freelance illustrator for the past sixteen years, Crosby has illustrated numerous children's books and has provided artwork for publications such as the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, and GQ. He is also the illustrator of Pelican's Otis Steele and the Taileebone: A Southern Tall Tale.