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  • 8 of 18 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Crawford County.

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2 current holds with 18 total copies.

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Crawford County Library-Bourbon YAF WEI (Text) 33431000557247 New YA Fiction Available -

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The hair stood up at the back of my neck. Those letters meant something. And with the cipher machine, I'd worked it out myself.1940. Facing a seemingly endless war, fifteen-year-old Louisa Adair wants to fight back, make a difference, do something-anything to escape the Blitz and the ghosts of her parents, who were killed by enemy action. But when she accepts a position caring for an elderly German woman in the small village of Windyedge, Scotland, it hardly seems like a meaningful contribution. Still, the war feels closer than ever in Windyedge, where Ellen McEwen, a volunteer driver with the Royal Air Force, and Jamie Beaufort-Stuart, a flight leader for the 648 Squadron, are facing a barrage of unbreakable code and enemy attacks they can't anticipate.Their paths converge when a German pilot lands in Windyedge under mysterious circumstances and plants a key that leads Louisa to an unparalleled discovery: an Enigma machine that translates German code. Louisa, Ellen, and Jamie must work together to unravel a puzzle that could turn the tide of the war? but doing so will put them directly in the cross-hairs of the enemy.Featuring beloved characters from Code Name Verity and The Pearl Thief, as well as a remarkable new voice, this brilliant, breathlessly plotted novel by award-winning author Elizabeth Wein is a must-read.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12-18. Hyperion.
Grades 10-12. Hyperion.
Subject: Orphans > Juvenile fiction.
Jamaicans > Scotland > Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Juvenile fiction.
Scotland > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Cryptologic fiction.

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