Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, (2013). SIGNED first edition - An alternative history novel by this prolific author of young adult books - Set in 1962,this looks at the questions "what if the bomb had actually been dropped? what if your family is the only one in town with a shelter? In the summer of 1962, the possibility of nuclear war is all anyone talks about. But ScottÕs dad is the only one in the neighborhood who actually builds a bomb shelter. When the unthinkable happens, neighbors force their way into the shelter before ScottÕs dad can shut the door. With not enough room, not enough food, and not enough air, life inside the shelter is filthy, physically draining, and emotionally fraught. But even worse is the question of what will Ñ and wonÕt Ñ remain when the door is opened again." SIGNED on the title page. 258 pp.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.