The Dark Game: True Spy Stories compiled by Paul Janeczko

The blog Mrs. B's Favorites is the online home of Karen Ball, who is so prolific at quick, informative reviews that we've decided to feature her again on the Cybils blog. Karen is a middle school teacher and a Round I judge for Middle Grade/YA Nonfiction.

TheDarkGame Back in November, she reviewed several Cybils finalists-to-be, including The Dark Game: True Spy Stories compiled by Paul B. Janeczko. This book covers the history and technology of spying era by era, and answers a number of intriguing questions about how spies do what they do. In her review, Karen says:

Exciting storytelling with rich detail, historical photos and images of spy-related primary source documents make this a fascinating trip through many secretive events and people in our history.

Click here to read the rest, and many other reviews of Cybils nominees.