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Code name Badass : the true story of Virginia Hall / Heather Demetrios.

Demetrios, Heather, (author.).

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  • 2 of 6 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kent Library Association - Kent.
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Kent Library Association - Kent YB HAL (Text to phone) 33410147731261 Young Adult Biography Available -

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"To say Virginia "Dindy" Hall was ambitious would be an understatement. She was that girl at your high school who makes everyone else look like a slacker, no matter how hard they're working. But how many of them can say they've been on Nazi Germany's Most Wanted list? At a time when most women were expected to becomes wives and mothers, Virginia craved adventure. And with the world gearing up for a second World War, this fearless woman knew that she had to find a way to get involved. When the State Department proved to be a sexist boy's club that wouldn't allow her in, she went to England to join their Special Operations unit, which was more than happy to hire this talented, brilliant woman. Even after a terrible accident left her needing a wooden leg, she remained undeterred. Soon Virginia became an essential part of the Allied mission and the French Resistance, earning the dangerous honor of being named "the most dangerous of all Allied spies" by the Gestapo. This is a smart and spirited celebration of Virginia Hall, a woman with audacious courage and kickass spy skills"-- Provided by publisher.
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Ages 14 and Up Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Goillot, Virginia, 1906-1982 > Juvenile literature.
Women spies > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Spies > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > United States > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > France > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Great Britain > Juvenile literature.
Espionage, American > Europe > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.

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