Shadow Children (Boxed Set)

Among the Hidden; Among the Impostors; Among the Betrayed; Among the Barons

By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780689033674, 720pp.)

Publication Date: August 31, 2004

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Description

Imagine a world where families are allowed only two children. Illegal third children -- shadow children -- must live in hiding. If they are discovered, there is only one punishment: Death.
Among the Hidden
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
An ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers
An American Booksellers Association Kids' Pick of the List
Among the Impostors
International Reading Association Young Adults' Choice
Among the Betrayed
An America Library Association Quick Pick
International Reading Association/Children's Book Council Children's Choice




About the Author

Margaret Peterson Haddix is the author of many critically and popularly acclaimed YA and middle grade novels, including The Missing series and the Shadow Children series. A graduate of Miami University (of Ohio), she worked for several years as a reporter for The Indianapolis News. She also taught at the Danville (Illinois) Area Community College. She lives with her family in Columbus, Ohio. Visit her at HaddixBooks.com.




Praise For Shadow Children (Boxed Set)

Booklist Among the Betrayed
Plenty of suspense...lots of thrilling twists and turns.

School Library Journal Among the Barons
Haddix is a superb storyteller and her view of a future world...is both scary and plausible.

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