Books by Elizabeth Wein

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The Pearl Thief

Code Name: Verity is one of the most memorable YA novels I have ever read. A breathtaking story about a young Scottish woman taken prisoner for being a spy in Nazi Germany, it was heart wrenching, enlightening, beautiful, and lyrical. The Pearl Thief is the prequel to that tale, a look at Julia befo ...

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Rose Under Fire

Teenagers fight in our wars. It’s easy to forget that since we call anyone over eighteen an adult but the fact is that we do send eighteen- and nineteen-year-old kids – teenagers- to fight in battles. Elizabeth Wein is doing a wonderful job of bringing the WWII young adult/teen battle front to l ...