In partnership with Simon & Schuster Publishing, Reading Middle Grade is proud to exclusively reveal the book trailer for Mission Manhattan (City Spies #5) by James Ponti!
As a huge fan of this series, I’m thrilled to share this exciting book trailer with you. You can use it to build anticipation in your classrooms and with your kids. I’ll also be sharing some details about James Ponti’s book tour for this book’s release in February 2024. But first, here’s the official synopsis for Mission Manhattan:
Mission Manhattan Book Trailer
Mission Manhattan Book Tour with James Ponti
Come see James Ponti talk about City Spies next February!
FEB 6, 2024, at 6:00 pm ET
Politics and Prose at The Wharf (Washington, D.C.)
In conversation with Hena Khan
FEB 7, 2024, at 6:00 pm ET
Books of Wonder (New York, NY)
In conversation with Gordon Korman and Adam Gidwitz
FEB 10, 2024, at 1:00 pm ET
Bush Auditorium at Rollins College (Winter Park, FL)
Hosted by Writer’s Block Bookstore
In conversation with Stuart Gibbs
About James Ponti
James Ponti (he/him/his) is the New York Times bestselling author of four middle grade book series: City Spies, about an unlikely squad of five kids from around the world who form an elite MI6 Spy Team; the Edgar Award–winning Framed! series, about a pair of tweens who solve mysteries in Washington, DC; the Dead City trilogy, about a secret society that polices the undead living beneath Manhattan; and The Sherlock Society, launching in September 2024. His books have appeared on more than fifteen different state award lists, and he is the founder of a writers group known as the Renegades of Middle Grade. James is also an Emmy–nominated television writer and producer who has worked for many networks including Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, PBS, History, and Spike TV, as well as NBC Sports. He lives with his family in Orlando, Florida. Find out more at JamesPonti.com.