Voices of the Locusts Available Now!

Cloud has masterfully painted a simple story atop a complex canvas. From our modern perspective, we can't but help notice the subtle details. Easily Cloud's best work to date.

Jeff Graubart, writer/author

Cloud tells a compelling coming-of-age story that also offers a historic look at WWII issues and events.
Jo Ellis, writer/author
More about Christopher Cloud
Christopher Cloud

Award-winning author Christopher Cloud writes middle-grade and young adult novels. Chris’ middle-grade adventure novel A Boy Called Duct Tape was released in the spring of 2012. Voices of the Locusts, his coming-of-age young-adult novel, was published in the fall of 2013. He is currently working on a third novel, Searching for Adelita, a young adult love story, which will be released in the spring of 2014.


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Voices of the Locusts

From his deathbed, 81-year-old Jack O’Brien reveals to his grandson the existence of a long-forgotten story he wrote as a teenager years earlier while living in Japan. The 16-year-old grandson finds the story in an old footlocker in his grandfather’s attic, and spends days pouring over the real-life account. Set at a U.S. military base in rural Japan in 1948, and playing out against a backdrop of swirling post-War social change


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A Boy Called Duct Tape

Winner of 2013 e-Lit Awards winner in the Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction category. 2012 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award in the category of Juvenile Fiction.

Pablo Perez is a 12-year-old poor kid without much going for him. His classmates have dubbed him “Duct Tape” because his tattered discount-store sneakers are held together with…you guessed it, duct tape. He can’t escape the bullying.


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