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Children of the dust

By: Lawrence, Louise

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Part of the Definitions series
0099433427 / 9780099433422
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United Kingdom
20 cm 173p.
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Quiz No: 202622, Points 8.00, Book Level 5.90,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 1985.

Everyone thought, when the alarm bell rang, that it was just another fire practice.

But the first bombs had fallen on Hamburg and Leningrad, the headmaster said, and a full-scale nuclear attack was imminent.

It's a real life nightmare. Sarah and her family have to stay cooped up in a tightly sealed kitchen for days on end, dreading the inevitable radioactive fall-out and the subsequent slow, torturous death, which seems almost preferable to surviving in a grey, dead, world, choked by dust.

But then, from out of the dust and the ruins and the desolation, comes new life, a new future, and a whole brave new world...


5AN Interest age: from c 12 years, YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)

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