The Shadow Children Books by Margaret Peterson Haddix

January 10, 2010
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Wow. The Shadow Children books were introduced to me by a teacher. I wasn’t so sure that I would like them, and then I got halfway into Among the Hidden. I couldn’t put it down!!

It’s about a futuristic community that recently suffered of famines. They made up a law that says parents are only aloud two children, and any third child, or shadow child, found by the Population Police will be killed, along with anyone associated with them. So, obviously, that’s something you keep secret.

The seven books follow different characters, who all connect somewhere along the way. Luke, Nina, Percy, Matthias, Trey and Jen (am I missing any? I haven’t read the books in a while. If so, please tell me.) are all third children. Most of them have absolutely no idea who the next one is, but they all have something in common: they live every day on the border of life and death.

The books, Among the Hidden, Among the Imposters, Among the Betrayed, Among the Barons, Among the Enemy, and Among the Free are GREAT!!!! They are page- turners full of cliffhangers, and the Science Fiction genre will really bring readers in. I don’t know anyone who’s read them and didn’t like them!!!!

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horsie_luver said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 10:14 pm
I liked that review. I LOVED the books so if you liked those you sould definately read Found and Sent, which are also by the same author.
readlikecrazy10 replied...
May 11, 2010 at 6:07 pm
wow i'm stupid... i usually do that in the first place when someone comments on my article! :) :) :) :) :D will do!!!!! :) :) :) :)
readlikecrazy10 replied...
May 11, 2010 at 6:10 pm
well, that's ironic, went to go read some of your work and realized... i already did! :D it's really not that funny, i know... :)
horsie_luver replied...
May 11, 2010 at 6:37 pm
nice going lol!! :-)
readlikecrazy10 replied...
May 24, 2010 at 4:09 pm
:D lol! :)
readlikecrazy10 replied...
May 24, 2010 at 4:10 pm
lol!!! :) :)
readlikecrazy10 replied...
Jul. 9, 2010 at 10:03 am
um whoops guess i didn't know that i already posted my lol.... :)
Avatar2010 said...
Jan. 27, 2010 at 9:38 pm
This was a pretty good article :) The only thing I would change is having my facts straight so you make it sound like you know what you are talking about. I like your writting style :)
readlikecrazy10 replied...
Feb. 13, 2010 at 5:31 pm
Thank you!:):):):)
readlikecrazy10 said...
Jan. 26, 2010 at 6:28 pm
I know. I just get bored sometimes. But I don't think I'll have time for that anytime soon. Our musical, The Jungle Book, takes up a lot of time. And I have an honor band to go to for the french horn.
KaThywuf said...
Jan. 26, 2010 at 7:54 am
you don't have to try so much... I know perfectly your language, there's no need to translate words... :P
KaThywuf said...
Jan. 26, 2010 at 7:52 am
yup, I have three dogs, three cats and parrot... :)
readlikecrazy10 said...
Jan. 25, 2010 at 4:40 pm
do u have any pets?
KaThywuf said...
Jan. 24, 2010 at 1:03 pm
lol... :) Someone pressed the button? :P Am I abusing you? xDD
readlikecrazy10 replied...
Jan. 25, 2010 at 4:01 pm
Not as far as I know! And by the way, all you peeps out there, I think I should be the judge of who is abusing ME. lol
KaThywuf said...
Jan. 24, 2010 at 12:59 pm
Relax, it's O.K... :) What, you have 8 rabbits? Really? I adore animals, every single one of them... :DD
readlikecrazy10 replied...
Jan. 25, 2010 at 4:33 pm
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Jan. 25, 2010 at 4:38 pm
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Jan. 25, 2010 at 4:44 pm
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readlikecrazy10 replied...
Jan. 25, 2010 at 7:23 pm
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readlikecrazy10 replied...
Jan. 25, 2010 at 7:25 pm
Yay! I made it work! Volim ovaJ Jezik!
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