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Explores the terrifying what-ifs of one of the most explosive moments in human history, nuclear war.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. :, Candlewick Press,, 2013.
ISBN: 9780763655341
Characteristics: 258 pages ;,22 cm.


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Mar 08, 2018

Great book!Must read

ArapahoeKati Jun 28, 2017

A great what-if novel for older elementary-aged readers or teens.

Mar 22, 2014

I didn't like the way this book was written. The idea was great but really there in the bomb shelter then there not. Then a lame ending. I wasted my time with this book.

LibrLdyMapleValley Feb 13, 2014

This book is intense and well written. It starts out with a terrifying scenario that even frightened me a bit and I wouldn't recommend it for anyone under 13. But for 13 and up it's an excellent choice.

Jan 08, 2014

I really enjoyed this book. It's definitely a page turner and addresses a very interesting subject: what would have happened if Russia had nuked the US in the 1960s.

There are a lot of issues addressed in the book: race, authority, drinking, relationships, growing up, sexuality. While the main character is 11 I would say this is a 7th grade and up book. A lot of the topics I mention above are brought up in a subtle way at first and then discussed a little more thoroughly as the book progresses.

Highly recommended

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LibrLdyMapleValley Feb 13, 2014

LibrLdyMapleValley thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over


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