Among the Betrayed
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Aug 1, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 160 pages
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....
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - engpunk77 - LibraryThing
Couldn't put it down! Haddix moves her lens to Nina from the last book and into the Population Police's prison. Effectively explores issues of trust and betrayal in a way any reader can understand ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SparklePonies - LibraryThing
This is the third book of the series. The story is different though. The first two books were about Luke/Lee. This book carries on the story of one of the minor characters from book 2. I still enjoyed it. Read full review