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Selene Castrovilla

Biography

Selene Castrovilla

Selene Castrovilla is an award-winning YA novelist and nonfiction author. She is the author of REVOLUTIONARY FRIENDS and many other picture books on the American Revolution. She holds an MFA in creative writing from New School University and a BA in English from New York University. Selene lives on Long Island, New York with her two sons, where she writes year-round. Visit selenecastrovilla.com.

Selene Castrovilla

Books by Selene Castrovilla

Written by Selene Castrovilla and illustrated by John O'Brien - Biography, Children's, Children's Nonfiction, History

Gravely injured and with little chance for more military honors, Major General Benedict Arnold seeks reward and recognition another way. He contacts Major John André, the new head of British intelligence and another man determined to prove himself. Arnold and André strike a deal and use Arnold’s intelligence to take over West Point, the strategic American fort. The plan ultimately fails, leading to André’s capture and death and Arnold’s loss of reward and glory.