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CODE NAME VERITY by Elizabeth Wein

Verity is a coward, and she knows it.  Captured by Nazis, stripped to her underwear, tied to a chair, and tortured, she is prepared to talk–or write.  All she needs is paper, pen, and ink. Her confession tells the story … Continue reading

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CLIMBING THE STAIRS by Padma Venkatraman

15-year old Vidya is living in confusing times: India, 1941.  Though many Indians despise their British occupiers, the threat that Germany poses to the world is equally frightening. Vidya knows she is fortunate.  She lives in Bombay, where her father … Continue reading

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