Books by Elizabeth Wein

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 ...

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 ...