Review: The Big Dark

The Big Dark
The Big Dark by Rodman Philbrick
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Three cheers for Rodman Philbrick! has he ever let us down?

The Big Dark tells the story of a solar event that disrupts Earth’s magnetic field and knocks out electricity everywhere. It’s winter in New Hampshire, and this isolated small town community has to figure out how its citizens will survive until power is restored. (Will it ever be restored?)

There are bullies, survivalists, potential leaders, and people with good hearts. This book is especially current and skillfully political – Young readers who enjoy adventure but are ready to also do some thinking and discussing will like this. Riveting.

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