Code Name Verity

Code Name Verity coverA British pilot’s plane crashes down in Nazi occupied France. “Kittyhawk” has a chance of survival, but her friend “Verity” is unlikely to survive. Verity is captured by the Gestapo and can either reveal her mission or be gruesomely tortured. Careful attention to historical detail makes Verity and Kittyhawk’s story believable. This riveting tale told in journal entries with literary references and plot twists is about a beautiful friendship forged in a dark time in history. ema
Title: Code Name Verity
Author: Elizabeth Wein
Publisher:  Disney-Hyperion
Copyright
: 2012
Original Language
: English
ISBN
: 978-1423152194
Hardcover pages: 352
Age range: 14 up
Genre
: Historical Fiction
Book setting
: England, France, and Scotland 
Author’s ethnicity
: American; grew up abroad
Author’s residence
: Scotland
Awards
:UK Literary Association Award Winner, 2013 Edgar Award Winner, 2013 Printz Honor Book, 2012 Boston Globe/Horn Book Award Honor Book, Shortlisted for the 2013 CILIP Carnegie Award, Golden Kite Award Honor Book, Shortlisted for the 2012 Scottish Children’s Book Award
Subjects: Adventure, Air Pilots, Espionage, Families, Flying, Female Friendships, Friends, Historical Fiction, Language, Nazis, Planes, Spies, War, Women Air Pilots, World War Two

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