The Resource Countdown, by Deborah Wiles

Countdown, by Deborah Wiles

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Countdown
Title
Countdown
Statement of responsibility
by Deborah Wiles
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Language
eng
Summary
Eleven-year-old Franny deals with the challenges of growing up against the backdrop of the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. Interspersed with the text are photographs, news items, and advertisements from the early sixties
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Title
Countdown
Creator
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
Subject
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Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2011
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2010
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358992
Cataloging source
MUS
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
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
bk. 1
Target audience
juvenile
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Deborah Wiles
Countdown, by Deborah Wiles

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
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