Friday, July 30, 2010

Countdown by Deborah Wiles

Countdown (The Sixties Trilogy Series) by Deborah Wiles: Book Cover
From the Publisher: "It's 1962, and it seems everyone is living in fear. Twelve-year-old Franny Chapman lives with her family in Washington, DC, during the days surrounding the Cuban Missile Crisis. Amidst the pervasive threat of nuclear war, Franny must face the tension between herself and her younger brother, figure out where she fits in with her family, and look beyond outward appearances. For Franny, as for all Americans, it's going to be a formative year."

Publisher: Scholastic, 2010, 400 pp.

1 comment:

  1. A great book full of action and excitment. I like the character traits of Franny, they are easy to relate to.