Among the Hidden

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Sep 1, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong.

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User Review  - electrascaife - LibraryThing

Set in a dystopia in which families are not allowed to have more than two children and told from the point of view of a Third Child in hiding. Meh. I didn't find this one all that compelling, but Charlie LOVED it. I suspect he'll go on to read more of the series. Read full review

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User Review  - librisissimo - LibraryThing

This is essentially one novel split into 7 published volumes. It is extremely well-written, and although treating a dark subject (tyrannical regime executing excess children) it is quite suitable for ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

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.

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