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Elizabeth Wein

  • 5 stars across 12 books
    Elizabeth Wein was born in New York, and grew up in England, Jamaica and Pennsylvania. She is married with two children and now lives in Perth, Scotland. Elizabeth is a member of the Ninety-Nines, the International Organization of Women Pilots. She was awarded the Scottish Aero Club's Watson Cup for best student pilot in 2003 and it was her love of flying that partly inspired the idea for 'Code Name Verity'. 'Rose Under Fire' is the sequel to her widely acclaimed title.
    6th February 2012

    Code Name Verity

    This is an award-winning and bestselling tale of friendship and courage. Only in wartime could a stalwart lass from Manc... More

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    6th April 2017

    The Pearl Thief

    From the internationally acclaimed bestselling author of Code Name Verity comes a stunning new story of pearls, love and... More

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    1st July 2003

    Winter Prince

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    4th September 2014

    Firebird

    In her debut picture book Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl - an every girl - whose confidence is fragile a... More

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    4th November 2002

    What Every Girl (Except Me) Knows

    Unlike most kids faced with the prospect of having a stepmother, Gabby Weiss isn't the slightest bit resistant to the id... More

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    26th February 2015

    Rose Under Fire

    'Oh God! All those months of not being able to write! Of not being allowed to write. Knowing I'd be shot if I were caugh... More

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    3rd June 2013

    Rose Under Fire

    The thrilling story of one young ATA pilot's unforgettable journey through World War Two. This is Rose Under Fire. Rose ... More

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    1st September 1993

    The Winter Prince

    Medraut, the bitter, illegitimate son of King Artos, is tempted into joining Morgause, the king's treacherous sister, in... More

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    15th December 2017

    Star Wars: Cobalt Squadron

    Bestselling author Elizabeth Wein (Code Name Verity, Rose Under Fire) journeys to a galaxy far, far away to bring reader... More

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    20th May 2019

    A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II

    Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist! The gripping true story of the only women to fly in com... More

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