How to Keep a Secret: Writing and Talking in Code

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Beech Tree, 1978 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 56 pages
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This book contains everything a kid needs to have fun making and breaking all kinds of codes and ciphers. With humor and clarity, the authors show how to use everything from Pig Latin to Morse code to invisible writing to mystify such enemy spies as younger siblings. A funny mystery message is mixed In throughout the book, and for those who get stumped, all the answers are in the back.

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James taught at various comprehensive schools.

Carol Barkin, a graduate of Harvard University, has written more than forty books for both adults and children. A native Midwesterner, she has lived outside New York City for twenty years. She and her husband survived sending their son to college, and gained a great deal of valuable and surprising information in the process.

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