Patience Wright and her sister ran wax sculpting studios in Philadelphia and New York prior to the American Revolution. Patience opened a studio in London and found herself privy to British plans for invasion. She began spying for the colonists, and sending messages tucked inside busts of Benjamin Franklin.
Notable Book for the Social Studies, by CBC/NCSS,
A Bank Street Best Books of 2008
Booklist: Cover March, 2007, Top Ten Arts Books for Youth, 2007
ALA Amelia Bloomer Project: Recommended Feminist Books