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Roaring Brook Press
ISBN: 9781429951357352 Pages, Ages 11-14
Most people know that Benedict Arnold was America's first, most notorious traitor. Few know that he was also one of its greatest war heroes. This accessible biography introduces young readers to the real Arnold: reckless, heroic, and driven. Packed with first-person accounts, astonishing battle scenes, and surprising twists, this is a gripping and true adventure tale.
The Notorious Benedict Arnold is the winner of the 2011 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Nonfiction.
YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners, Beacon of Freedom Award, New York Charlotte Award Master List, YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist, YALSA-College Bound /Lifelong Learners, Boston Globe - Horn Book Award
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Author Steve Sheinkin thanks YALSA Committee
Author Steve Sheinkin thanks the YALSA Committee for selecting THE NOTORIOUS BENEDICT ARNOLD as the winner of the 2011 YALSA Nonfiction WinnerShare This