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Prince Rupert Library J Wein (Text) 33294001899756 Juvenile Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780385676571 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 343 pages ; 21 cm
    regular print
    print
  • Publisher: [Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-343).
Summary, etc.: Code Name Verity is a compelling, emotionally rich story with universal themes of friendship and loyalty, heroism and bravery. Two young women from totally different backgrounds are thrown together during World War II: one a working-class girl from Manchester, the other a Scottish aristocrat, one a pilot, the other a wireless operator. Yet whenever their paths cross, they complement each other perfectly and before long become devoted friends. But then a vital mission goes wrong, and one of the friends has to bail out of a faulty plane over France. She is captured by the Gestapo and becomes a prisoner of war. The story begins in 'Verity's' own words, as she writes her account for her captors.
Subject: Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952 -- Fiction
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Fiction
Young adult fiction
Insurgency -- Fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Air pilots -- Fiction
Women air pilots -- Fiction
Nazis -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British -- Fiction
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