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The Pearl Thief: Code Name Verity, Book 3

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Queenie's origin tale in less dark Code Name Verity prequel.

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age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

Intensely explores sexuality

Just a warning that this book explores sexuality and sexual violence in ways that I don't think are appropriate for younger readers.

Is It Any Good?

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The future "Queenie" spends an eventful, character-building, adventurous, and romantic summer as she turns 16 on the family estate in this exciting prequel set in 1938. With gorgeous descriptions of Scotland, plentiful literary references, historical detail, local customs, social change, and fighting injustice, as well as lots of interior monologue, kissing, and colorful characters, The Pearl Thief may be a bit overstuffed with good things that don't quite come together. But it's a great read, with telling moments showing the early development of the appealing hero of Code Name Verity,

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