The Notorious Benedict Arnold - Steve Sheinkin

How does somebody go from being one of the biggest supporters of the American Revolution to its most reviled traitor? While his betrayal of George Washington is famous, the full history of THE NOTORIOUS BENEDICT ARNOLD (Flash Point, $19.99) is less well known. In this well-researched and captivating biography, Steve Sheinkin presents another side of Arnold, focusing on his deep commitment to the revolution as well as the tensions between Arnold and other officials in the army. Young fans of American history will devour this close-up look at a complex figure. Ages 11-15. AJK