Countdown: a novel

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Sixties trilogy volume 1.
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English
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It's 1962 and it seems that everyone is living in fear. Eleven-year-old Franny Chapman lives with her family in Washington, DC, and can feel the fear of the nation in the days surrounding the Cuban Missile Crisis. Amid the pervading threat of nuclear war, Franny must face the tension between herself and her younger brother, figure out where she fits into her family, and learn to look beyond outward appearance. For Franny, as for all Americans, it's going to be a life-changing week.From award-winning author Deborah Wiles, this first entry in a new Sixties Trilogy tells the story of one girl with insight, warmth, and hope, set against the backdrop of one of the most politically and culturally defining periods in history.
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ISBN:
9780545106054
9780545106061
9780307879677
9780307879684
9781615879236
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.4, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
800L
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auth_author2 Galvin, Emma.
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display_description "Franny Chapman just wants some peace. But that's hard to get when her best friend is feuding with her, her sister has disappeared, and her uncle is fighting an old war in his head. Her saintly younger brother is no help, and the cute boy across the street only complicates things. Worst of all, everyone is walking around just waiting for a bomb to fall. It's 1962, and it seems the whole country is living in fear."--Dust jacket flap.
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series Sixties trilogy
series_with_volume Sixties trilogy|1
subject_facet Children's audiobooks, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Juvenile fiction, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962. -- Fiction, Girls -- Juvenile fiction, Nineteen sixties -- Juvenile fiction, Nineteen sixties. -- Fiction, United States -- History -- 1961-1969 -- Fiction, United States -- History -- 1961-1969 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Countdown
title_full Countdown / Deborah Wiles, Countdown Sixties Trilogy, Book 1, Countdown [electronic resource] : a novel / by Deborah Wiles, Countdown [sound recording] / Deborah Wiles
title_short Countdown
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Children's audiobooks, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962, Girls, Historical Fiction, History, Nineteen sixties, Young Adult Fiction