The Deadly Sky

TEEN HIL23303525

Author – David Hill

Age – 12+

Set in the early 1970’s, 14 yr old Darryl is interested in the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. When his mum tells him they will be travelling to Tahiti for her work with Pacific students, he doesn’t realise how nuclear bombs will become part of his own life.

There is to be more testing at nearby Mururoa and the island people aren’t happy about it. But how far will they go to prove their point?

With historical facts at the end of the book, this is a great way to learn about this part of our local Pacific history, while on an action packed, emotional ride.

(1970’s, Pacific, Nuclear, Islands, School. Courage, Suicide, Action, Conflict, Friendship, Environment)

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