Among the Hidden

Among the Hidden
Title Among the Hidden PDF eBook
Author Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Pages 169
Release 2002-06-12
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 0689848072

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In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm in this start to the Shadow Children series from Margaret Peterson Haddix. Luke has never been to school. He's never had a birthday party, or gone to a friend's house for an overnight. In fact, Luke has never had a friend. Luke is one of the shadow children, a third child forbidden by the Population Police. He's lived his entire life in hiding, and now, with a new housing development replacing the woods next to his family's farm, he is no longer even allowed to go outside. Then, one day Luke sees a girl's face in the window of a house where he knows two other children already live. Finally, he's met a shadow child like himself. Jen is willing to risk everything to come out of the shadows—does Luke dare to become involved in her dangerous plan? Can he afford not to?




Among the Impostors

Among the Impostors
Title Among the Impostors PDF eBook
Author Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Pages 184
Release 2001-12-21
Genre Young Adult Fiction
ISBN 0689848080

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A desperate child escapes from hiding only to face new dangers in the New York Times–bestselling author’s near future YA adventure series. In a world where the Population Police wield terrifying power, Luke Garner is an illegal third child. After spending his entire life in hiding, he’s found a way to escape—by assuming the identity of a deceased child. But living among other people isn’t going at all how he imagined. Luke now attends Hendricks School for Boys, a windowless building with cruel classmates and oblivious teachers. He knows he has to blend in, but he lives in constant fear that his behavior will betray him. Then one day Luke discovers a door to the outside. He knows that beyond the walls of Hendricks lie the secrets he is desperate to uncover. What he doesn’t know is whom he can trust—and where the answers to his questions may lead him.




Among the Betrayed

Among the Betrayed
Title Among the Betrayed PDF eBook
Author Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Pages 146
Release 2011-07-26
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 1442443065

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In the third installment of Haddix's series about a futuristic society in which families are forbidden to have more than two children, Nina, a secondary character in Among the Impostors, is falsely accused of treason and imprisoned by the Population Police. Her interrogator gives her an ultimatum: either she can get three other child prisoners, illegal third-borns like Nina, to reveal who harbored them and where they got their fake identification cards, or she will be executed. Nina sees a chance to escape the prison and, taking the prisoners with her, quickly discovers their street smarts. But when their food supply runs out, Nina seeks the boy she knew as Lee.




Among the Free

Among the Free
Title Among the Free PDF eBook
Author Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Pages 208
Release 2007-07-24
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 0689857993

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Alexandrea has just moved to Harlem and her mother is pushing her into ballet and she has stage fright.




Among the Brave

Among the Brave
Title Among the Brave PDF eBook
Author Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Pages 240
Release 2010-05-11
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 1439106703

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In the aftermath of a crisis that threatens the safety of all shadow children -- illegal third-borns in a society that allows only two children per family -- Trey's friends expect him to take charge -- a function he doesn't want or think he can do. Trey's new role leads him to travel with Luke Garner's brother, Mark, to Population Police headquarters. There he impersonates an officer to try to rescue Luke, who has been taken prisoner. The nonstop adventure puts all three boys in danger and risks exposing the underground movement to help all shadow children. In this, the fifth book in the Shadow Children series, Margaret Peterson Haddix returns to the futuristic setting and compelling characters she created in Among the Hidden. With an adrenaline-fueled plot and surprising twists, Haddix has again crafted a story that is suspenseful until the last page.




Among the Barons

Among the Barons
Title Among the Barons PDF eBook
Author Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Pages 147
Release 2011-07-26
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 1442443057

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In this fourth installment of a series about a society that allows only two children per family, Luke Garner is finally adjusting to his new life at Hendricks School as Lee Grant. While the Grants belong to the highest class of society called the Barons, Luke avoids snobbish affectations and befriends his classmates, who are also illegal thirds. When the real Lee Grant's younger brother arrives at the school, along with his fierce body guard, Luke worries that Smits will expose him to the government. However, Smits has come to enlist Luke's help in discovering how his older brother really died, suspecting that he was murdered. The intrigue and danger grow more acute when both boys are called "home" and Luke discovers that the Grants have plans for him that could turn out to be fatal.




Among the Enemy

Among the Enemy
Title Among the Enemy PDF eBook
Author Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Pages 201
Release 2010-05-08
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 143910672X

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HIDE OR FIGHT? Matthias, an illegal third child, is caught in the cross fire between rebels and the Population Police. When he unwittingly saves a Population Police officer, Matthias is brought to Population Police headquarters to train as an officer himself. There he meets Nina, another third-born who enlists his help in a plot to undermine the Population Police. But Matthias is under constant scrutiny, and he has no idea whom he can trust. What can one boy do against a wicked bureaucracy?