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1423183105 03 02 142318310X 03 9781423183105 15 9781423183105 14 09781423183105 01 BB <b202>01</b202> <b203>Black Dove, White Raven</b203> 15 9781423183105 1 A01 Elizabeth Wein Wein, Elizabeth Elizabeth Wein 01 eng 368 JUV016000 10 JUV039060 10 JUV001000 03 11 03 7 04 12 18 03 12 04 18 01
Emilia and Teo's lives changed in a fiery, terrifying instant when a bird strike brought down the plane their stunt pilot mothers were flying. Teo's mother died immediately, but Em's survived, determined to raise Teo according to his late mother's wishes-in a place where he won't be discriminated against because of the color of his skin. But in 1930s America, a white woman raising a black adoptive son alongside a white daughter is too often seen as a threat.

Seeking a home where her children won't be held back by ethnicity or gender, Rhoda brings Em and Teo to Ethiopia, and all three fall in love with the beautiful, peaceful country. But that peace is shattered by the threat of war with Italy, and teenage Em and Teo are drawn into the conflict. Will their devotion to their country, its culture and people, and each other be their downfall or their salvation?

In the tradition of her award-winning and bestselling Code Name Verity, Elizabeth Wein brings us another thrilling and deeply affecting novel that explores the bonds of friendship, the resilience of young pilots, and the strength of the human spirit.]]


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936 -- Juvenile fiction.
Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936 -- Fiction.
Americans -- Ethiopia -- Fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Air pilots -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Adoption -- Fiction.
Ethiopia -- History -- 1889-1974 -- Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / General. -- bisacsh
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Friendship. -- bisacsh
JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General. -- bisacsh