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The pearl thief / Elizabeth Wein.

Wein, Elizabeth, (author.). Wein, Elizabeth. Prequel to: Code name Verity. (Added Author).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781484717165
  • ISBN: 1484717163
  • Physical Description: 325 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles : Hyperion, 2017.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Prequel to: Code name Verity.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-326).
Summary, etc.:
When fifteen-year-old Julia Beaufort-Stuart wakes up in the hospital, she knows the lazy summer break she'd imagined won't be exactly like she anticipated. And once she returns to her grandfather's estate, a bit banged up but alive, she begins to realize that her injury might not have been an accident. One of her family's employees is missing, and he disappeared on the very same day she landed in the hospital. Desperate to figure out what happened, she befriends Euan McEwen, the Scottish Traveller boy who found her when she was injured, and his standoffish sister, Ellen. As Julie grows closer to this family, she experiences some of the prejudices they've grown used to firsthand, a stark contrast to her own upbringing, and finds herself exploring thrilling new experiences that have nothing to do with a missing-person investigation. Her memory of that day returns to her in pieces, and when a body is discovered, her new friends are caught in the crosshairs of long-held biases about Travellers. Julie must get to the bottom of the mystery in order to keep them from being framed for the crime.
Awards:
Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject: Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices > Juvenile fiction.
Missing persons > Investigation > Juvenile fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Juvenile fiction.
Scottish Travellers (Nomadic people) > Juvenile fiction.
Scotland > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Scottish Travellers (Nomadic people) > Teen fiction.
Friendship > Teen fiction.
Prejudices > Teen fiction.
Scotland > History > 20th century > Teen fiction.
Scotland > History > 20th century > Fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Historical.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship.
Scottish Travellers (Nomadic people) > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
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