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Title:
Top secret : a handbook of codes, ciphers, and secret writing / Paul B. Janeczko ; illustrated by Jenna LaReau.
Call Number:
j652.8 JAN
Publication Date:
c2004.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher:
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2004.
Physical Description:
136 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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 fo Fame.
Summary:
A handbook for the budding cryptographer including codes and ciphers, invisible inks, concealment techniques, spy stories and some history.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129) and index.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 4.4 5.
Horizon Bib Number:
941833
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