Children of Exile

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Description

Rosi must decide what she's willing to risk to save her family--and maybe even all of humanity--in the thrilling first novel of a brand-new trilogy from New York Times bestselling author, Margaret Peterson Haddix.

For the past twelve years, adults called "Freds" have raised Rosi, her younger brother Bobo, and the other children of their town, saying it is too dangerous for them to stay with their parents, but now they are all being sent back. Since Rosi is the oldest, all the younger kids are looking to her with questions she doesn't have the answers to. She'd always trusted the Freds completely, but now she's not so sure.

And their home is nothing like she'd expected, like nothing the Freds had prepared them for. Will Rosi and the other kids be able to adjust to their new reality?

Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
September 13, 2016
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.1 X 8.4 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781442450035

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About the Author

Margaret Peterson Haddix grew up on a farm in Ohio. As a kid, she knew two girls who had the exact same first, middle, and last names and shared the same birthday--only one year apart--and she always thought that was bizarre.

As an adult, Haddix worked as a newspaper reporter and copy editor in Indiana before her first book, Running Out of Time, was published. She has since written more than forty books for kids and teens, including the Greystone Secrets series, the Shadow Children series, the Missing series, the Children of Exile series, and lots of stand-alones. Haddix and her husband, Doug, now live in Columbus, Ohio, where they raised their two kids. You can learn more about her at www.haddixbooks.com.


Reviews

"With her trademark clarity, sympathetic and dimensional characters, and effective chapter hooks, Haddix's latest series starter once again raises questions with real content and impact. Are there other worlds?"--Booklist
"This conversation-starting first in a series is a penetrating science-fiction thriller that adroitly explores the issue of prejudice."--Kirkus Reviews