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The Resource Top secret : a handbook of codes, ciphers, and secret writing, Paul B. Janeczko ; illustrated by Jenna LaReau

Top secret : a handbook of codes, ciphers, and secret writing, Paul B. Janeczko ; illustrated by Jenna LaReau

Label
Top secret : a handbook of codes, ciphers, and secret writing
Title
Top secret
Title remainder
a handbook of codes, ciphers, and secret writing
Statement of responsibility
Paul B. Janeczko ; illustrated by Jenna LaReau
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A handbook for the budding cryptographer including codes and ciphers, invisible inks, concealment techniques, spy stories and some history
Summary
Presents history, trivia, and code-breaking tales in a guide book to the world of secret writing that includes examples of a variety of codes and ciphers
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2004
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2004.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
131185
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
652/.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z103.3
LC item number
.J357 2004
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a handbook of codes, ciphers, and secret writing
Label
Top secret : a handbook of codes, ciphers, and secret writing, Paul B. Janeczko ; illustrated by Jenna LaReau
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129) and index
Contents
Nonsecret codes -- Book code -- Dictionary code -- Codetalking -- Pig Latin -- Turkish Irish -- Caesar cipher -- St. Cyr slide -- Keyboard cipher -- Morse code -- Semaphore -- Pigpen cipher -- Rosicrucian cipher -- Date shift cipher -- Greek square cipher -- Greek skytale -- Rail fence cipher -- Route transposition cipher -- Codebreaking -- Early concealment techniques -- Null cipher -- Cardano grille -- Word grille -- Space code -- Playing card code -- Dot cipher -- Line cipher -- Zigzag cipher -- Invisible inks -- Codemkers and codebreakers Hall of Fame
Control code
2365590
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
136 p.
Isbn
9780763609719
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002034758
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm50684126
Label
Top secret : a handbook of codes, ciphers, and secret writing, Paul B. Janeczko ; illustrated by Jenna LaReau
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129) and index
Contents
Nonsecret codes -- Book code -- Dictionary code -- Codetalking -- Pig Latin -- Turkish Irish -- Caesar cipher -- St. Cyr slide -- Keyboard cipher -- Morse code -- Semaphore -- Pigpen cipher -- Rosicrucian cipher -- Date shift cipher -- Greek square cipher -- Greek skytale -- Rail fence cipher -- Route transposition cipher -- Codebreaking -- Early concealment techniques -- Null cipher -- Cardano grille -- Word grille -- Space code -- Playing card code -- Dot cipher -- Line cipher -- Zigzag cipher -- Invisible inks -- Codemkers and codebreakers Hall of Fame
Control code
2365590
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
136 p.
Isbn
9780763609719
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002034758
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm50684126

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