The Resource The pearl thief, Elizabeth Wein

The pearl thief, Elizabeth Wein

Label
The pearl thief
Title
The pearl thief
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Wein
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Julie Beaufort-Stuart is returning to her family's ancestral home in Perthshire for one last summer. It is not an idyllic return to childhood. Her grandfather's death has forced the sale of the house and estate and this will be a summer of goodbyes. Not least to the McEwen family - Highland travellers who have been part of the landscape for as long as anyone can remember - loved by the family, loathed by the authorities. Tensions are already high when a respected London archivist goes missing, presumed murdered. Suspicion quickly falls on the McEwens but Julie knows not one of them would do such a thing and is determined to prove everyone wrong. And then she notices the family's treasure trove of pearls is missing. This beautiful and evocative novel is the story of the irrepressible and unforgettable Julie, set in the year before the Second World War and the events of Code Name Verity. It is also a powerful portrayal of a community under pressure and one girl's determination for justice
Member of
Summary
Fifteen-year-old Julia Beaufort-Stuart wakes up in a hospital not knowing how she was injured, and soon befriends Euan McEwen, the Scottish Traveller boy who found her, and later, when a body is discovered, she experiences the prejudices his family has endured and tries to keep them from being framed for the crime
Storyline
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10560278
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wein, Elizabeth
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
860
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Code name Verity
Series volume
Prequel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scottish Travellers (Nomadic people)
  • Friendship
  • Prejudices
  • Scotland
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The pearl thief, Elizabeth Wein
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
407 pages
Isbn
9781408866610
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The pearl thief, Elizabeth Wein
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
407 pages
Isbn
9781408866610
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print

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