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Fallout by Steve Sheinkin – Book Review


Title: Fallout
Author: Steve Sheinkin
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Release Date: September 7, 2021

Fallout by Steve Sheinkin tells the complex history of the Cold War. It captures the period between the end of WWII, closing its telling with the Cuban Missile Crisis. As a narrative nonfiction text, it is the perfect resource for studying and learning more about this historical period. Sheinkin expertly weaves a narrative that incorporates various perspectives. It presents historically significant moments and essential information. Yet, he still crafts a text that is digestible and understandable, especially for a younger audience.

Educators now have the perfect book to teach the Cold War (up un