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Genre: Historical Fiction
AR level: 6.2
Grade appropriate: 3rd and up
Overall: 5/5-- I loved this book! Will be on our Mock Newbery list! Last year's list
Creativity: 5/5-- a story about a female detective who saves Abraham Lincoln’s life. And it’s based on a true story too!
Characters: 5/5-- I loved Nell from the beginning, and though Aunt Kate is prickly at first, she really grows on you.
Engrossing: 5/5-- I finished it in 24 hours. Full of action and great history.
Appeal to kids: 5/5-- This one they’ll love!
Appropriate length to tell the story: 5/5
Violence: noneDrugs/Alcohol: none