Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism and Treachery

Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of...


Most people know that Benedict Arnold was America's first, most notorious traitor. Few know that he was also one of its greatest war heroes. This accessible biography introduces young readers to the real Arnold: reckless, heroic, and driven. Packed with first-person accounts, astonishing battle scenes, and surprising twists, this is a gripping and true adventure tale. The Notorious Benedict Arnoldis the winner of the 2011 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Nonfiction.

Author: Sheinkin, Steve

Language: English | | Age Range: 11 to 15

Vocabulary Words

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  • baseness
  • abhors
  • civilities
  • mortify
  • slandered
  • pervade
  • basely
  • idolize
  • censured
  • endangers

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