Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II (Young Readers)

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Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.2 X 1.0 X 7.8 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316353779

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About the Author

New York Times bestselling author Liza Mundy is a former reporter at The Washington Post and contributes to numerous publications including The Atlantic, TIME, The New York Times, The New Republic, Slate, Mother Jones, Spectator (UK), and The Guardian. She is a frequent commentator on countless prominent national television, radio, and online news outlets.

Reviews

Praise for Code Girls: Young Readers Edition
* "The book reads like a movie script, with interesting characters and non-stop action bringing to life the history these women were making and living...excellent."--School Library Connection (starred review)
"Mundy highlights the lives of the many brilliant women who secretly served the code breaking mission against Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.... A solid resource for younger researchers."--School Library Journal
"An entertaining presentation on a fascinating topic."--Kirkus Reviews
Praise for Code Girls A New York Times bestseller!
"The book is a winner. Her descriptions of codes and ciphers, how they worked and how they were broken, are remarkably clear and accessible. A well-researched, compellingly written, crucial addition to the literature of American involvement in World War II."
--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Similar to Nathalia Holt's The Rise of the Rocket Girls and Margot Lee Shetterly's Hidden Figures, this is indispensable and fascinating history. Highly recommended for all readers."--Library Journal (starred review)
"Mundy strikes historical gold in this appealing tale of wartime intelligence work."--Publisher's Weekly
"Fascinating.... Addictively readable.... [Mundy] displays a gift for creating both human portraits and intensely satisfying scenes."--Boston Globe