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Among the Betrayed Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): Haddix, Margaret Peterson (Author)

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ISBN: 068983909X     ISBN-13: 9780689839092
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2003
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Annotation: Nina Idi has been arrested for falsely accusing some classmates of being illegal third children--a capital crime in their society. Now she is being asked to betray others--or risk being executed.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Fantasy & Magic
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure - General
- Juvenile Fiction | Family - General (see Also Headings Under Social Themes)
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2012418677
Age Level: 9-12
Grade Level: 4-7
Lexile Measure: 690(Not Available)
Series: Shadow Children Books
Physical Information: 0.49" H x 6.38" W x 7.64" (0.27 lbs) 156 pages
Features: Ikids, Price on Product
Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 08/18/2003 pg. 82
Publishers Weekly 08/18/2003
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 59349
Reading Level: 4.9   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 5.0
 
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Publisher Description:
What does it mean to save yourself?

Nina Idi -- a third child in a society where families are allowed only two children -- has been betrayed by the boy she loved, and arrested by the Population Police for exposing other alleged third children. Angry and confused, Nina knows only one thing for sure: She is innocent of the charges. But now she is faced with the most difficult choice of her life: Get three other prisoners to admit they are shadow children and be spared herself, or refuse to cooperate and be killed.

The options are clear. The choice, Nina discovers, is not....


Contributor Bio(s): Haddix, Margaret Peterson: - Margaret Peterson Haddix is the author of many critically and popularly acclaimed YA and middle grade novels, including the Children of Exile series, The Missing series, the Under Their Skin 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.
 
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