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Elizabeth Wein

Author of Code Name Verity

Includes the names: Elizabeth Wein, Elizabeth E. Wein, Elizabeth E. Wein

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Elizabeth Wein was born in New York City in 1964. She went to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where she earned a PhD in Folklore and held a Javits Fellowship. Elizabeth Wein first five books for young adults are set in Arthurian Britain and sixth century Ethiopia. The Mark of Solomon, was published in two parts as The Lion Hunter (2007) and The Empty Kingdom (2008). The Lion Hunter was short-listed for the Andre Norton Award for Best Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction in 2008. Elizabeth's novel for teens, Code Name Verity, published by Egmont UK, Disney-Hyperion and Doubleday Canada in 2012, is a World War II thriller in which two young girls, one a Resistance spy and the other a transport pilot, become unlikely best friends. Code Name Verity has received widespread critical acclaim including being shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, it is a Michael Printz Award Honor Book, a Boston Globe/Horn Book Awards Honor Book, and an SCBWI Golden Kite Honor Book. It is also a New York Times Bestseller in young adult fiction. She is also the author of Black Dove, White Raven. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Code Name Verity 4,380 copies, 359 reviews
Rose Under Fire 1,130 copies, 95 reviews
The Winter Prince 406 copies, 21 reviews
The Pearl Thief 356 copies, 35 reviews
Black Dove, White Raven 347 copies, 21 reviews
A Coalition of Lions 199 copies, 8 reviews
The Sunbird 144 copies, 8 reviews
The Enigma Game 137 copies, 7 reviews
The Lion Hunter 107 copies, 7 reviews
The Empty Kingdom 90 copies, 2 reviews
Firebird 20 copies, 1 review
Stateless 7 copies, 2 reviews
The Last Hawk 6 copies, 1 review
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