The Resource Among the impostors : Shadow Children Series, Book 2., Margaret Peterson Haddix, (ebook)

Among the impostors : Shadow Children Series, Book 2., Margaret Peterson Haddix, (ebook)

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Among the impostors : Shadow Children Series, Book 2.
Title
Among the impostors
Title remainder
Shadow Children Series, Book 2.
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Peterson Haddix
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
It was awful. All those eyes, all looking at him. It was straight out of Luke's worst nightmares. Panic rooted him to the spot, but every muscle in his body was screaming for him to run, to hide anywhere he could. For twelve years‹his entire life‹he'd had to hide. To be seen was death. "Don't!" he wanted to scream. "Don't look at me! Don't report me! Please!" But the muscles that controlled his mouth were as frozen as the rest of him. The tiny part of his mind that wasn't flooded with panic knew that that was good -- now that he had a fake I.D., the last thing he should do was act like a boy who's had to hide. But to act normal, he needed to move, to obey the man at the front and sit down. And he couldn't make his body do that, either. -- from Among the Impostors Luke Garner is terrified. Out of hiding for the first time in his life, he knows that any minute one of his new classmates at Hendricks School for Boys could discover his secret: that he's a third child passing as the recently deceased Lee Grant. And in a society where it's illegal for families to have more than two children, being a third child means certain death at the hands of the dreaded Population Police. His first experience outside the safety of his home is bewildering. There's not a single window anywhere in the school; Luke can't tell his classmates apart (even as they subject him to brutal hazing); and the teachers seem oblivious to it all. Desperate to fit in, Luke endures the confusion and teasing until he discovers an unlocked door to the outside, and a chance to understand what is really going on. But to take this chance -- to find out the secrets of Hendricks -- Luke will need to put aside his fears and discover a courage that a lifetime in hiding couldn't thwart. Once again, best-selling author Margaret Peterson Haddix delights her fans with this spine-tingling account of an all-too-possible future. Among the Impostors is a worthy companion to Among the Hidden and a heart-stopping thriller in its own right
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Haddix, Margaret Peterson
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no index present
Intended audience
  • Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 3
  • MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
  • 620
  • 4.9
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  • Lexile
  • ATOS Level
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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NC Kids
Series statement
Shadow Children
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  • Children's stories
  • Science fiction
  • Suspense
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Among the impostors : Shadow Children Series, Book 2., Margaret Peterson Haddix, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780689848087
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(electronic bk)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
881AE208-2774-4BDC-89A9-A373042FE312
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ODN0000014316
Label
Among the impostors : Shadow Children Series, Book 2., Margaret Peterson Haddix, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780689848087
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
881AE208-2774-4BDC-89A9-A373042FE312
System control number
ODN0000014316

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