Elizabeth Wein defends young adult fiction

Photo Credit: David HoCheck out Julie Azzam’s Post-Gazette interview with Elizabeth Wein, author of Code Name Verity and Rose Under Fire. Ms. Wein will be at the Hill House Kaufmann Center on Wednesday, July 15th to answer questions about your favorite girl pilots, Maddie, Rose, Julie, and Elizabeth herself!

Ms. Wein’s historical novels for young adults, such as the New York Times best-seller, Printz Honor Book, and Edgar Award winning “Code Name Verity” and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award Honor book, “Rose Under Fire,” are painstakingly researched World War II dramas full of historical nuance and complexity. They don’t pander to sentimentality or devolve into the ever-ubiquitous teen romance.

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