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
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.
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.