Nomination: Sarah Emma Edmonds was a Great Pretender

Jones, Carrie.  Sarah Emma Edmonds was a Great Pretender.  Illus. by Mark Oldroyd.  2011.  32 p.  Carolrhoda Books, $17.95   (9780761353997).  Gr. 1-4.

This picture book biography of Sarah Edmonds focuses on her pretending as she takes on a variety of identities, including men, while serving as a Civil War spy.  The book includes quotes from Edmonds’s memoirs and a brief author’s note and selected bibliography at the end. [AW]

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