At the beginning of World War II, a young American woman named Virginia Hall was sent undercover to Nazi-occupied France to spy on the German army. Follow her incredible true story as she bravely aids the French Resistance, organises and leads rebel armies and passes secret coded radio messages to the Allied forces in this fascinating biography. * Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books. * Text type: A biography. * Curriculum links: History: What can we learn about recent history from studying the life of a famous person?