Code Girls, Young Readers Edition

The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II
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Author(s): Liza Mundy
Original Publish Date: Oct 02, 2018
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.38 hours)
Product Number: Z100141819
Released: Oct 02, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781549147913
Narrator/s: Christine Lakin
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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Description

In the tradition of Hidden Figures and The Girls of Atomic City, Code Girls is the amazing true story of the young American women who cracked German and Japanese military codes during World War II. More than ten thousand women served as code breakers during World War II, recruited by the US Army and Navy. While their brothers and boyfriends took up arms, these women moved to the nation's capital to learn the top secret art of code breaking. Through their work, the “code girls” helped save countless lives and were vital in ending the war. But due to the top secret nature of their accomplishments, these women have never been able to talk about their story—until now. Through dazzling research and countless interviews with the surviving code girls, Liza Mundy brings their story to life with zeal, grace, and passion. Abridged and adapted for a middle grade audience, Code Girls brings this important story to young readers for the first time, showcasing this vital story of American courage, service, and scientific accomplishment.

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