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Spy School Secret Service: Spy School, Book 5

By Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Distrust and nonstop peril make for thrilling adventure.

Book Stuart Gibbs Mystery 2017
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Intrigue swirls into a tornado of action in Stuart Gibbs' fifth book in his series about a top-secret spy school for kids, and teen hero Ben is at his best: smarter, savvier, and more confident. Set in Washington, D.C., Spy School Secret Service takes readers behind the scenes at the White House, into a foreign embassy, and deep into the Pentagon. Like most good spy tales, the thickening plot can be a little muddy and takes some head-scratchingly convenient turns, but it's grounded by its focus on relationships among friends, families, and colleagues. The story draws on characters and key moments from earlier books, but newcomers to the series will easily catch up.

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