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The Resource Countdown, Deborah Wiles

Countdown, Deborah Wiles

Label
Countdown
Title
Countdown
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Wiles
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As eleven-year-old Franny Chapman deals with drama at home and with her best friend in 1962, she tries to understand the larger problems in the world after President Kennedy announces that Russia is sending nuclear missiles to Cuba. Features historic quotations and photographs
Member of
Summary
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2011
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2010
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358992
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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800
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Sixties trilogy
Series volume
0001
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Countdown, Deborah Wiles
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
377 p.
Isbn
9780545106054
Isbn Type
(trade)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Countdown, Deborah Wiles
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
377 p.
Isbn
9780545106054
Isbn Type
(trade)
Other physical details
ill.

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