Ciudad de México: Alfaguara, Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, 2022. First Edition. Paperback. 276p., illus., indices, wrps. New. Item #81719
A historical suspense novel for children, in which we will learn about the adventures of Leona Vicario, a spy for independence.
After a strange woman hands Leona Vicario a silver medal at the market, she begins to receive cryptic messages from an unknown sender, who asks her to meet them at the Temple of the Profesa. Soon the mystery becomes even bigger: who are the Guadalupes? What do they want from her? How do you know who supports independence and who is loyal to the viceroy?
Opening the door to an adventure that will take her to every corner of the capital city, Leona starts a race against the clock to fight for her dream, to see Mexico as a free and independent country. Having become a spy against the viceroyalty, what price will she have to pay for her silence?