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October 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Virtual Author Series: Kyandreia Jones
Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present…
An Evening with Kyandreia Jones
In conversation with Melissa Bounty
(Choose Your Own Adventure, $7.99)
Thursday, October 1, 6 PM
Choose Your Own Adventure SPIES: Mary Bowser by Kyandreia Jones puts YOU in the shoes of real-life Civil War heroine, Mary Bowser. 9-12 year old readers will join an organized ring of women who spy in plain sight to help the Union during the Civil War. Choose Your Own Adventure SPIES: Mary Bowser is an interactive adventure book in which YOU decide what happens next.
YOU are a brave and fearless woman. You can ride standing on the back of a horse while shooting a bow and arrow. You never go anywhere without your sword. But your best skill of all is your ability to disguise yourself. Will YOU infiltrate the Confederate White House, posing as a servant, and gather information for the Union?
For readers who enjoyed other titles from the Choose Your Own Adventure SPIES series, including: Choose Your Own Adventure SPIES: James Armistead Lafayette by Kyandreia Jones, Choose Your Own Adventure SPIES: Mata Hari by Katherine Factor, and Choose Your Own Adventure SPIES: Noor Inayat Khan by Rana Tahir.
About the Author:
Kyandreia Jones received a Creative Writing BFA from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. She was born and raised in South Florida. Jones’ poetry and prose has been published in various college literary publications and magazines such as Red Weather, Grasping Roots, The Black List Journal and The Underground. Jones has written two Choose Your Own Adventure books based on real-life historical spies. Jones values reading, writing, laughing, and promoting universal kindness. She lives in the Miami area with her dog, Noble.