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Mysterious Messages

(2009)
A History of Codes and Ciphers
A non fiction book by

 
 
History's amazing secrets and codes?and how to crack them yourself. This fascinating look at history's most mysterious messages is packed with puzzles to decode and ciphers that kids can use themselves. Here are the encrypted notes of Spartan warriors, the brilliant code-crackers of Elizabeth I, secret messages of the American Revolution, spy books of the Civil War, the famous Enigma Machine, and the Navajo code talkers. As computers change the way we communicate, codes today are more intriguing than ever. From invisible ink to the CIA, this exciting trip through history is a hands-on, interactive experience? so get cracking!

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Hardback Editions

October 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: Mysterious Messages: A History of Codes and Ciphers
Author(s): Gary Blackwood
ISBN: 0-525-47960-0 / 978-0-525-47960-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
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June 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Mysterious Messages: A History of Codes and Ciphers
Author(s): Gary Blackwood
Publisher: Recorded Books
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June 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Mysterious Messages: A History of Codes and Ciphers
Author(s): Gary Blackwood
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Kindle Editions

October 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Mysterious Messages: A History of Codes and Ciphers: A History of Codes and Ciphers
Author(s): Gary Blackwood
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA