Virginia Hall: Band 18/Pearl by Adrian Bradbury


Virginia Hall: Band 18/Pearl by Adrian Bradbury

At the beginning of World War II, a young American woman named Virginia Hall was sent undercover to Nazi-occupied France to spy on the German army. Follow her incredible true story as she bravely aids the French Resistance, organises and leads rebel armies and passes secret coded radio messages to the Allied forces in this fascinating biography. * Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. * Text type: A biography. * Curriculum links: History: What can we learn about recent history from studying the life of a famous person?

About the Author

Adrian Bradbury was born in Manchester and worked as a PE teacher before moving overseas to teach English in Europe, the Middle East and Far East. After returning to England he worked as Deputy Head in three schools and now divides his time between teaching and writing. As well as writing educational materials for HarperCollins and other publishers, he also writes humorous football books for children. His hobbies include playing the piano and all sports.

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80 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

4th January 2012



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