White Eagles

Paperback

The Carnegie-shortlisted author of Code Name Verity returns with another gripping historical novel, taking readers on a daring flight across war-torn Europe.

Summer 1939. With Europe on the brink of war, eighteen-year-old Kristina Tomiak has been called up to join the White Eagles, Poland's valiant air force. When the Nazis reach the town where she is based, Kristina makes a daring escape, but she doesn't realise that she's carrying a stowaway in her plane. Will Kristina be able to navigate the most challenging flight of her life and reach safety amid the turmoil of war? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 13+

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-896-1

Interest age

11+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

04-09-2019

Format

Paperback

Pages

144 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Author

Elizabeth Wein, Cover design by Matt Jones

Before becoming a writer, Elizabeth Wein studied at Yale University and completed a PhD in Folklore at the University of Philadelphia. Her first book was published in 1993 and she has since written several novels for young adults including the award-winning Code Name Verity. Much of Elizabeth’s writing is inspired by her love of flying and she is a member of the International Organisation of Women Pilots.

Product Description

The Carnegie-shortlisted author of Code Name Verity returns with another gripping historical novel, taking readers on a daring flight across war-torn Europe.

Summer 1939. With Europe on the brink of war, eighteen-year-old Kristina Tomiak has been called up to join the White Eagles, Poland's valiant air force. When the Nazis reach the town where she is based, Kristina makes a daring escape, but she doesn't realise that she's carrying a stowaway in her plane. Will Kristina be able to navigate the most challenging flight of her life and reach safety amid the turmoil of war? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 13+

ISBN

978-1-78112-896-1

Interest age

11+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

04-09-2019

Format

Paperback

Pages

144 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

The Carnegie-shortlisted author of Code Name Verity returns with another gripping historical novel, taking readers on a daring flight across war-torn Europe.

Summer 1939. With Europe on the brink of war, eighteen-year-old Kristina Tomiak has been called up to join the White Eagles, Poland's valiant air force. When the Nazis reach the town where she is based, Kristina makes a daring escape, but she doesn't realise that she's carrying a stowaway in her plane. Will Kristina be able to navigate the most challenging flight of her life and reach safety amid the turmoil of war? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 13+

Author

Elizabeth Wein, Cover design by Matt Jones

Before becoming a writer, Elizabeth Wein studied at Yale University and completed a PhD in Folklore at the University of Philadelphia. Her first book was published in 1993 and she has since written several novels for young adults including the award-winning Code Name Verity. Much of Elizabeth’s writing is inspired by her love of flying and she is a member of the International Organisation of Women Pilots.