by Todd Strasser

First Release:

December 2013

ISBN: 9780763655341

One terrible night in 1962, neighbors crowd into Scott’s family’s small bomb shelter. An alternate history inspired by the Cuban Missile Crisis and the shelter built by the author’s father. Author’s note with black-and-white photograph.

  • ISBN: 9780763655341
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 272
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
    Dewey Classification: F
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.5, Points: 7
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.5, Points: 12
    Lexile: Level: 740L
    Awards & Honors: YALSA 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults; YALSA 2014 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers; VOYA Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers 2013; 2014 IRA Young Adults’ Choices
    Genre: Fic
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