Part I (Pages 1 - 66)
• The following version of this book was used to create this lesson plan: Wein, Elizabeth. Code Name Verity. Hyperion, New York, 2012.
• This book is written in the past tense and from the first person perspective, with the first half of the book from the perspective of Julie Beaufort-Stuart and the second half of the book from the perspective of Maddie Brodatt.
• Part I opens with the written confession of Julie Beaufort-Stuart, a Special Operations Executive in the British Army in 1943.
• Julie is being held at Gestapo headquarters in Ormaie, France, after being captured by the Nazis there some weeks earlier.
• At this point in the book, the reader only knows Julie as "Queenie," her nickname among her British colleagues.
• Queenie is writing her "confession" in tones that are at turns defiant and full of shame.
• Queenie is ashamed to have made a deal with...
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