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

Authors: Janeczko, Paul B.
Call number: j652.8 JAN
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2004.
Publication date: c2004.
Subject: Cryptography -- Juvenile literature.
Ciphers -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Top secret : a handbook of codes, ciphers, and secret writing / Paul B. Janeczko ; illustrated by Jenna LaReau.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 136 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents note: 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 note: A handbook for the budding cryptographer including codes and ciphers, invisible inks, concealment techniques, spy stories and some history.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 129) and index.
Awards note: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Added author: LaReau, Jenna, illustrator.
ISBN: 0763609714 (alk. paper) :
LCCN: 2002034758
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|941833
Bib No.: 941833

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