Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Countdown



 by Deborah Wiles (Book 1, "The Sixties Trilogy")

"The fearful events of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis are witnessed by eleven-year-old Franny, who finds her life and perspectives changing throughout the course of a week that is also marked by difficult family issues." - NoveList


Series: Book 1, "The Sixties Trilogy"

Grades: 5-8

Also try:

Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell
Cold War on Maplewood Street by Gayle Rosengren
The Red Umbrella by Christina Diaz Gonzalez

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