Rex Zero and the End of the World

Rex Zero and the End of the World

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In the summer of 1962 with everyone nervous about a possible nuclear war, ten-nearly-eleven-year-old Rex, having just moved to Ottawa from Vancouver with his parents and five siblings, faces his own personal challenges as he discovers new friends and a new understanding of the world around him."
Publisher: Toronto ;" Berkeley :" Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press," 2006."
ISBN: 9780888997593
Characteristics: 195 p. ;",22 cm. "


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Jul 10, 2016

Cute story with familiar references to a past era. I can b relate to moving to a new place when I was 10 years old. Not fun!

samdog123 Jul 17, 2009

It's 1962 and Rex and his family have just moved to Ottawa. From a 10 year old boy's point of view, its a fairly boring summer until he makes some friends. The cuban missile threat is a prominent theme throughout the book. I'd forgotten what a big event that was at the time.

May 30, 2008

Great story for any adult who remembers the cold war, the threat of nuclear bombs and the construction of bomb shelters in the backyard. A good little mystery for children but the references will keep adults engaged. Child minds are always interesting. Very good read.

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Mar 15, 2011

GLNovak thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over


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