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A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World WarII Hardcover – 20 May 2019

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"A masterful writer of fiction turns her powers to nonfiction (that alone is cause for celebration) to tell us an action-packed World War II story, full of thrills and tragedy, over-the-top heroism and tiny details that make her scenes and people come to life."--Steve Sheinkin, author of Bomb and Undefeated

"What a writer! And an historian, too! Told through the superbly researched, powerful and poignant stories of the women involved, Elizabeth Wein gives due to the Soviet Union's valiant women flyers of World War II."--Candace Fleming, award-winning author of The Family Romanov

"[A] complex and inspiring story...This important book soars."--Kirkus Reviews

"A powerful tale.... This story proves what every child should know: A woman can do anything."--New York Times Book Review

"A richly detailed work of nonfiction."--School Library Journal (starred review)

About the Author

Elizabeth Wein is the holder of a private pilot's license, and the owner of about a thousand maps. She is best known for her historical fiction about young women flying in World War II, including the New York Times bestselling Code Name Verity and Rose Under Fire. Elizabeth is also the author of Cobalt Squadron, a middle grade novel set in the Star Wars universe and connected to the 2017 release The Last Jedi. Elizabeth lives in Scotland and holds both British and American citizenship. Visit her online at www.elizabethwein.com.

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4.0 out of 5 starsGreat stories of courageous women written for young adults
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