Author Elizabeth Wein Presents: Code Name Verity

Code Name Verity

Join us in welcoming author Elizabeth Wein and her breathtaking book: CODE NAME VERITY as Portage's 2018 Communiteen READ/ Author Event at the Air Zoo.

Book Description:
During WWII, an Allied special agent is captured by the Gestapo and forced to tell them everything she knows—thus betraying her best friend, a British civilian pilot, who is stranded with her in German-occupied France.

NPR Book Review: http://www.npr.org/2012/12/22/167562764/5-young-adult-novels-that-youll-never-outgrow

About the Author:
Elizabeth Wein’s childhood was shaped by five years spent in England and Jamaica, where her father, an educational psychologist, was engaged in teacher training for the Headstart program in its formative years. Elizabeth never got over this travel bug and has lived abroad for over 20 years, settling in Scotland in 2000 with her husband and two children. She earned a private pilot’s license there in 2003 and now holds both British and American citizenship.
Her 2017 novel, The Pearl Thief, is a young adult mystery set in Scotland in 1938 and stars the appealing narrator of Code Name Verity in her madcap youth. Elizabeth also has a science fiction novel to her name, Cobalt Squadron, set in the Star Wars universe and connected to the 2017 release The Last Jedi. She is currently working on non-fiction for young people about the women who flew as combat pilots in the Soviet Union during World War II.

Elizabeth Wein's Page: https://www.elizabethwein.com/

Event date: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
Air Zoo
6151 Portage Road
Portage, MI 49002
Code Name Verity Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423152880
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 7th, 2013

Code Name Verity Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423152194
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 15th, 2012

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