Spies Around the World: The KGB and Other Russian Spies

Michael E. Goodman (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601535

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An eye-opening exploration of the history of the 1954-founded KGB and other Russian espionage agencies, investigating their typical training and tools as well as the escapades of famous spies.

Reading Level
Lexile
1180L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
8.8
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Government History Military
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Other
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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