CLOUD AND WALLFISH by Anne Nesbet is a middle school work of historical fiction filled with secrets and adventure.
Set in 1989, Noah suddenly learns a family secret and sets off on a family adventure behind the Iron Curtain to East Berlin. Along the way, this story of family and friendship deepens as more mysteries are revealed. Secret files woven into the narratives will draw students into key history concepts.
Librarians will find this historical thriller to be an appealing way to explore history. The addition of two characters with disabilities adds to the appeal.
To learn more about the author, go to http://annenesbet.com/.
Published by Candlewick on October 4, 2016. ARC courtesy of the publisher.