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Code Name Verity


Can two best friends save each other when they crash land in enemy territory? In CODE NAME VERITY, nothing is certain, especially not the girls’ survival in this gripping and heartbreaking WWII thriller.


A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2012

School Library Journal's Best Books of the Year 2012

Booklist Books for Youth Editors’ Choice

Library Journal’s Best YA Books for Adults

Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor

Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year 2012

Goodreads 2012 Choice Awards Nominee

*Read the Reviews*
* “Both crushingly sad and hugely inspirational, this plausible, unsentimental novel will thoroughly move even the most cynical of readers.”  —Booklist (starred review)
* “This is a dense novel built to be savored, with a vivid friendship at its core and courage and heartbreak infused into every struggle.”  —Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)
* “[O]utstanding in all its features.” —The Horn Book (starred review)
* “A carefully researched, precisely written tour de force; unforgettable and wrenching.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“[A] fiendishly plotted mind game of a novel, the kind you have to read twice.” —The New York Times Book Review
* “[A] riveting and often brutal tale of WWII . . . there are enough action sequences and well-delivered twists . . . to please readers of all stripes.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
* "One of the smartest and best novels of the year." —Nancy Pearl on NPR's "Morning Edition" 
* “This intricate tale is not for the faint of heart, and readers will be left gasping for the finish, desperate to know how it ends.” —School Library Journal (starred review)




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