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Elizabeth Wein - Author

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.

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Reader ReviewedThe Pearl Thief
Elizabeth Wein
May 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: deftly told mystery and coming of age story. In Julie Beaufort-Stuart Elizabeth Wein has created a charming, original character, with a distinctive and irresistible voice. We meet her here as...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/05/2017
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Reader ReviewedBlack Dove, White Raven
Elizabeth Wein
Shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards 2015 12-16 age category This is a book that takes its readers soaring through the skies over the Simien Mountains, bearded vultures circling overhead, in an unusual and unforgettable adventure. Emilia and Teo...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 26/02/2015
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Rose Under Fire
Elizabeth Wein
Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award 2013 Highly praised for Code Name Verity, Elizabeth Wein's Rose Under Fire is an equally gripping story of a young female pilot's struggle for survival in desperate conditions after she is forced down...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/06/2013
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Code Name Verity
Elizabeth Wein
Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2013 This is one of the most inspiring books for the YA market that we've seen for a while. The quality of the writing is so smooth and the storyline so compelling that you'll...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/02/2012
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