- Imprint: Amulet Books
- Publication Date: August 1, 2012
- Price: $13.99
- Trim Size: 5 1⁄2 x 7 1⁄2
- ISBN: 978-1-4197-0396-6
- EAN: 9781419703966
- Page Count: 128
- Illustrations: Two-color illustrations throughout
- Format: Hardcover (Paper over Board)
- Rights: World/All
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Meet America's first spy Nathan Hale in this installment of the New York Times bestselling graphic novel series!
“I regret that I have but one life to give for my country.” These are the famous last words of Nathan Hale, a spy for the American rebels in the Revolutionary War.
But who was this Nathan Hale? And how did the rebels defeat an army that was bigger, better, stronger, and more heavily armed than they were? One Dead Spy has answers to these questions, as well as stories of ingenuity, close calls with danger, and acts of heroism in the American War of Independence.
Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales are graphic novels that tell the thrilling, shocking, gruesome, and TRUE stories of American history. Read them all—if you dare!
Get One Dead Spy and two other Hazardous Tales in the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales 3-Book Boxed Set, available now!
"An innovative approach to history that will have young people reading with pleasure."— Kirkus Reviews
"Readers interested in American history will enjoy these graphic novels... Comic panels of varying sizes enhance the real-life events and support the stories’ over-the-top humor... the writing is accessible and entertaining; author Hale’s style gives readers an insider-y, you-are-there-type scoop."— The Horn Book
About the author
Nathan Hale is the illustrator of the graphic novel Rapunzel’s Revenge, which was an Al Roker Book Club for Kids selection, an ALA Notable Book, and a YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens and earned three starred reviews. He is also the illustrator of several picture books. He lives in Provo, Utah, with his wife and their two children.