Stories Behind the Stories with Nancy Polette, author of The Spy With the Wooden Leg: The Story of Virginia Hall
Children’s book author and educator Nancy Polette shares her experience writing The Spy With the Wooden Leg: The Story of Virginia Hall, a nonfiction middle grade book.Nancy has written more than 170 books for children. She came across Virginia Hall when she was researching for a different book. Nancy was fascinated by Virginia’s story of becoming a master spy in WWII despite many obstacles, including having a wooden leg. Nancy feels everyone should know Virginia’s story, and she hopes it will inspire young girls to pursue their own dreams.