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Spies Like Us

Most kids go through a “spy” stage, and some never grow out of it! Whether it’s the gadgets, the secret identities, or the gathering of clues — spies are cool! Don’t forget the The International Spy Museum  and its wonderful outreach to educators.

Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies

Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies

Marc Aronson
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Biography, Mystery / Crime, Nonfiction
Published:
2012
Secrets, Lies, Gizmos and Spies: A History of Spies and Espionage by Janet Wyman Coleman

Secrets, Lies, Gizmos, and Spies : A History of Spies and Espionage

Janet Wyman
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Published:
2006

Two-Minute Mysteries

Donald Sobol
Age Level:
Middle Grade

Ultimate Spy Book

H. Keith Melton
Age Level:
Middle Grade
The Bourne Identity

The Bourne Identity

Robert Ludlum
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Mystery / Crime
Published:
1980
Ark Angel

Ark Angel

Anthony Horowitz
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2006
Silverfin

Silverfin

Charlie Higson
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction, Mystery / Crime
Published:
2005
Harriet the Spy

Harriet the Spy

Louise Fitzhugh
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Classics, Fiction, Mystery / Crime
Published:
2014
I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You

I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You

David Carter, Ally Carter
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2007

Spy High: Mission One

A.J. Butcher
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Mystery / Crime, Romance, Science fiction / Dystopian
Published:
2004