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New it was bad An air force base where they trained pilots was near our town which possibly made our area a target After a while the all clear signal sounded and lights flashed back on in the housesDUCK AND COVER the latest novel for middle grade readers by Author Janet F Smith brought back those memories Twelve ear old Teddy s father died six months ago and Teddy and his mo Janet Smart has written a moving and sensitive novel that will teach generations of readers about the Cuban Missile crisis in 1962 She balances the tension with a good dose of humor to lighten the anxiety the kids feel This Setting West Virginia 1962A good read about what life was like during the time of the Cold War The 12 ear old protagonist Teddy learns to cope with duck and cover drills his fears about the Cuban Missile Crisis and grief about his dad s fears about the Cuban Missile Crisis and Grief About His Dad S With The Support Of His about his dad s with the support of his would recommend this for middle grade readers and teachersMemorable uotesPg127 I couldn t sleep All I could think about were my friends Would they still be there when we walked out our cellar doorway in the morning Would the world still be there when we walked out into the daylight the next day Would we be able to leave the cellar or would we be stuck in here for week. Convert an old cave in the woods into a bomb shelter Will they be able to work together and pull through the tense filled months during the Cuban Missile Crisis in the fall of 1962 And will Teddy be able to overcome his grief from the loss of his dad.

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E all clear signal sounded and lights flashed back on in the housesDUCK AND COVER the latest novel for middle grade readers by Author Janet F Smart brought back those memories Twelve ear old Teddy s father died six months ago and Teddy and his mom moved back to West Virginia to be with family The author has done a beautiful job showing us Teddy s emotions Not only is he mourning the loss of his dad he s worried about rumors that the Russians will attack the United States Teddy and his friends are brave though and they don t just sit back waiting to see what happens They prepare for such an emergencyThe author sprinkles historical facts into the story such as the presidents of those times And perhaps readers will do a bit of research on their own to learn about America s historyThis novel would make a great addition to school classrooms and libraries as well as to public libraries and The Green Ghost and Other Stories your own Recommended for readersoung and old When I was a kid Back In The Day I in the day I the blackouts we had sometimes at night The sirens blared House lights went off My sister and I sat at the window looking outside watching for planes that might drop bombs on us The sky was dark but we never saw a plane We didn t understand it completely but I Over if the world comes to an endHe finds his life filled with talk of bomb shelters a cat and dog that don't get along clinging two ear old Twin Nephews And A nephews and a girl he's too shy to talk to To help cope with their fears Teddy and his friends. A book that will take children on adventure back in time to West Virginia during the Cold War I didn t know much about duck and cover drills or preparations that people made in case of bombings during that time The characters are interesting and fun I especially loved Melvin This is an engaging peek in the early 1960 s a time when air raid drills were part of the daily school routine Teddy s family has moved away from Chicago and back to mom s hometown in rural West Virginia to be closer to family after the death of Teddy s dad It s a scary time with the Russian threat of nuclear war constantly on a scary time with the Russian threat of nuclear war constantly on s mind Despite missing his dad and the list of things they were supposed to do together and now never will Teddy wants to find his place in the new town and maybe make a friend or two The story has When I was a kid back in the day I remember the blackouts we had sometimes at night The sirens blared House lights went off My sister and I sat at the window looking outside watching for planes that might drop bombs on us The sky was dark but we never saw a plane We didn t understand it completely but I knew it was bad An air force base where they trained pilots was near our town which possibly made our area a target After a while th. After his our town which possibly made our area a target After a while th. After his dies in an accident at work twelve ear old Teddy Haynes and his mom come back to live with family in rural West Virginia They hope to start over but some people say the Russians are going to blow up the United States How can they start. ,
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