Todd Strasser YA author | NY | ToddStrasser.com the author of FALLOUT and many other award-winning novels
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I would recommend this book to 7th - 9th grade BOYS.
I've never really liked Todd Strasser, but I especially didn't like this book.
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The plot of Fallout is a little confusing because every chapter switches between before the bomb went off and inside the shelter. I think this book is a great book!
Fallout, The Wave, Price of Duty, Give A Boy A Gun: Signature: Website; toddstrasser.com: Todd Strasser (born May 5, 1950) is an American writer of more than 140 young-adult and middle grade novels and many short stories and works of non-fiction, some written under the pen names Morton Rhue and T.S.
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When the US is attacked, suddenly everyone wants to gather in the bomb shelter and it becomes overcrowded. Around
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A fun fantasy with well-drawn characters ... “What’s next for our favorite mergirl? An author’s note shows the inspiration for the book. It states in the book that the dad works in New York City and takes a train from the suburbs. What if the bomb had actually been dropped? A very different kind of story from Strasser, this one was very easy to get through, encouraging readers on with its short chapters and flowing storytelling. During the Cuban Missile Crisis, Scott's father builds a bomb shelter in their backyard. By:
My parents toyed with building a shelter but said, What are we going to do keep out the Freemans and Koenekes?
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Fallout is overall a good book.
Great for a history class or an English class.
With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world. But the threat of nuclear war looms over everything they do, and they are haunted by the idea that they could all be dead tomorrow.
Eleven-year old Scott and his family seek safety in a home-made bomb shelter.
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Bob Seger growls from a transistor radio.
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Fallout is a fictional novel written by popular teen writer Todd Strasser.
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Stella lives in the segregated South - in Bumblebee, North Carolina, to be exact about it.
Love Todd Strasser; this book-not so much. Become quietly enthralled in Fallout by Todd Strasser with what could've been – had the bombed been dropped. But they are also four kids chosen for an elite middle school track team - a team that could qualify them for the Junior Olympics if they can get their acts together.
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Internationally best-selling author Todd Strasser has written his most impressive and personal novel to date, painstakingly yet sensitively exploring the terrifying what-ifs of one of the most explosive moments in history. Agent: Stephen Barbara, Foundry Literary + Media.
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I 100% recommend this book! It starts with Scott and his family rushing to get down into their bomb shelter, as missile sirens sound. I thought this book was really good and exciting, and I do think I would read it again. .
Scott’s dad does something no one else in their neighborhood is doing.
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I thought this book was really good.
This was my second Todd Strasser book, after reading Boot Camp and not really enjoying it, I heard about this book which was at the time soon to be released, and grabbed a copy from my library.
His is the only family who built a shelter. Fallout, by Todd Strasser is about a young boy who lived in the time when the only thing anyone could think about, was “I could be dead tomorrow.” It was 1962, when the threat of a nuclear war was always hanging overhead. So much potential lost.
Become quietly enthralled in Fallout by Todd Strasser with what could've been – had the bombed been dropped.—Buffalo Grove Countryside.
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I really, really, really wanted to like this book. A well-written, compelling story with an interesting twist on how history might have turned out.—Diana Pierce, formerly at Leander High School, TX, Strasser once again combines terrific suspense with thoughtful depth when the bombs really do fall in this alternate-history Cuban missile crisis thriller.
Todd Strasser's Fallout almost reads like a short story.
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Scott’s mother falls to the concrete floor, is knocked unconscious and is bleeding.
. Ann M. Martin, Narrated by: Even though the neighbors thought it was pointless, Scott’s dad built a bomb shelter and stocked it with just enough supplies for his family.
The story spans only a couple weeks and focuses on the dynamics of these survivors with shortages of air, space, food, water and patience or tolerance of others.
This book is fair at best.
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This time he caught Peter Driscal in the parking lot and smashed his head against the sidewalk.
In chapters that alternate between their time in the shelter and the weeks leading up to the attack, the story reveals the strengths and weaknesses of the characters.
There's only enough emergency supplies for Scott's family.
What if the bomb had actually been dropped?
In the summer of 1962, the possibility of nuclear war is all anyone talks about, so Scott's dad builds a bomb shelter to hold his family and stocks it with just enough supplies to keep the four of them alive for two critical weeks.
But it is the attack of the Spirit Bear that may save his soul.
Internationally best-selling author Todd Strasser has written his most impressive and personal novel to date, painstakingly yet sensitively exploring the terrifying what-ifs of one of the most explosive moments in history.
The people who build a bomb shelter because they are paranoid and people who have no fear of a nuclear attack from Russia.
5/5 stars, very tense and I love the back and fourth chapters.