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⇲ Free $0.00 [ Fallout ] ⨲ PDF by Todd Strasser ⫭ Gr 5 8Dad had a gun Mom was letting us eat in the den Could there be any clearer signs that the end of the world was approaching During the Cuban Missile Crisis, Scott s father builds a bomb shelter in their backyard Most of the neighbors ridicule the idea, but the day the bombs do go off, those same neighbors try desperately to get into the shelter A few of them do get in, along with Scott s family, while the rest perish outside The extra people, along with the lack of supplies, make for cramped, uncomfortable conditions, and tempers flare They might be safe now, but what awaits them if they ever leave The chapters alternate between the current conditions in the shelter and the months leading up to the bombs dropping Before, Scott lives a normal sixth grader s life, but in the back of everyone s minds are the worries about the Russians and their nuclear missiles Scott s friend Ronny challenges him to some neighborhood mischief, justifying it with, We might not be here tomorrow Eventually Scott and Ronny have a knock down fight, stopping only when Scott s father pulls them apart At the end of the story, the shelter s inhabitants leave to find what s left of their world The alternating chapters might be confusing at first, but it doesn t take long to get into the rhythm Enough background about the time period is woven into the story so children unfamiliar with the Cuban Missile Crisis will have a basic knowledge of what happened A well written, compelling story with an interesting twist on how history might have turned out.Diana Pierce, formerly at Leander High School, TX c Copyright 2013 Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc No redistribution permitted.Inspired by the summer of 1962 when his family built a bomb shelter, Strassers alternate history novel about the Cuban missile crisis is a suspenseful, quietly emotional account of the unthinkable nuclear war Eleven year old Scott is the only kid on the block with a bomb shelter Though the neighborhood kids tease, while their parents act disdainful, when the sirens sound, they mob the shelter and force their way in After a furious struggle, during which Scotts mother is seriously injured, the shelter is sealed with 10 people inside, 6 than planned for and with many left outside As time passes and the supplies dwindle, grief, guilt, and fear turn the relationships among the adults ugly, even sparking talks of who should be put out Strasser nicely contrasts this oppressive life, where Scott becomes aware of adult conflicts, with his innocence during the weeks leading up to the bomb The titular fallout isnt just the environmental aftermath of the nuclear bomb but the survivors emotional devastation, believably filtered through Scotts sensitive but well rendered childs perspective Grades 5 8 Krista Hutley Fallout Wiki FANDOM powered by Wikia Nukapedia The Fallout is a community that aims to create the best resource 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