The Shadow Children Books by Margaret Peterson Haddix

January 10, 2010
By amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku


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!!!!


The author's comments:
I hope you guys read the books, no matter how young thay may seem. If you do like them (which I'm almost positive you will), go to the author's website at www.haddixbooks.com

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amachii GOLD said...
on Apr. 17 2010 at 10:31 am
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

:) just learned form margaret peterson haddix's facebook, and guess what? we have a title for book 3 of the missing! it's called sabotage! and she's going to be in the area making an appearence not too long from now... it's going to be great!

on Apr. 2 2010 at 12:20 pm
horsie_luver SILVER, Tigard, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"I cannot live without books."-Thomas Jefferson

maybe he does maybe he doesn't... i won't say!! :D

amachii GOLD said...
on Apr. 2 2010 at 12:12 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

:) that's good... i just hope somewhere in the book they give JB a real name! if he stays in the series, you can't just call him janitor boy forever... :)

on Mar. 31 2010 at 6:16 pm
horsie_luver SILVER, Tigard, Oregon
5 articles 1 photo 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I cannot live without books."-Thomas Jefferson

It is so worth your time to read it.

amachii GOLD said...
on Mar. 31 2010 at 2:48 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

thanks! i did read found, but every copy of sent "in reach" is currently occupied by someone.... i'm on the waiting list, though! :)

on Mar. 30 2010 at 10:14 pm
horsie_luver SILVER, Tigard, Oregon
5 articles 1 photo 56 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I cannot live without books."-Thomas Jefferson

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.

amachii GOLD said...
on Feb. 13 2010 at 5:31 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

Thank you!:):):):)

on Jan. 27 2010 at 9:38 pm
eye4beauty BRONZE, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Favorite Quote:
"That sounds like a personal problem."
~Abby

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 :)

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 26 2010 at 6:28 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

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.

on Jan. 26 2010 at 7:54 am
KaThywuf BRONZE, Sombor, Other
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Favorite Quote:
When it seems there's no way out, when it seems to you that you're falling apart, that you're loosing yourself, just believe, hope, have a faith.... And you'll stand up and keep on with your life like nothing happened, you'll be happy and free....

you don't have to try so much... I know perfectly your language, there's no need to translate words... :P

on Jan. 26 2010 at 7:52 am
KaThywuf BRONZE, Sombor, Other
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Favorite Quote:
When it seems there's no way out, when it seems to you that you're falling apart, that you're loosing yourself, just believe, hope, have a faith.... And you'll stand up and keep on with your life like nothing happened, you'll be happy and free....

yup, I have three dogs, three cats and parrot... :)

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 25 2010 at 7:25 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

Yay! I made it work! Volim ovaJ Jezik!

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 25 2010 at 7:23 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

Da, ja sam osam. Beli slez, Rubi, Beti Sju, Pahuljica, aprila, Dugme, Maks, i ChiChi. Takođe imamo i mini- schnauzer imenu Konor! Ja srce životinje, takođe. Šta je ne voliš? Ok, mislim ponekad ima nekoliko stvari, ali ćete naučiti kako da se preko nje. Molimo vas idite na Facebook što pre možete! Mislim das am vam rekao pre, ali sam se na školski autobus u 8:05 ujutru i stići kući oko 3:30 posle podne, šest sati ranije od vremena. Recite mi ako to neće raditi, sli budite siguni da tekst na vikendom! Vi tako lepo!

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 25 2010 at 4:44 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

eeek! make it work! :p ;0) he gotta nose!

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 25 2010 at 4:40 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

do u have any pets?

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 25 2010 at 4:38 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

it won't work! I know, i'm whiny. ;)

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 25 2010 at 4:33 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

that that reply I just wrote SERIOUSLY not load? Oh, well. I'll paste it again. brb. :):):):)

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 25 2010 at 4:01 pm
amachii GOLD, Schenectady, New York
11 articles 0 photos 205 comments

Favorite Quote:
"ganbaranakutemo ee nende!" (It's okay even if you didn't do your best!) -Smileage/Tsunku

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

on Jan. 24 2010 at 1:03 pm
KaThywuf BRONZE, Sombor, Other
1 article 2 photos 19 comments

Favorite Quote:
When it seems there's no way out, when it seems to you that you're falling apart, that you're loosing yourself, just believe, hope, have a faith.... And you'll stand up and keep on with your life like nothing happened, you'll be happy and free....

lol... :) Someone pressed the button? :P Am I abusing you? xDD

on Jan. 24 2010 at 12:59 pm
KaThywuf BRONZE, Sombor, Other
1 article 2 photos 19 comments

Favorite Quote:
When it seems there's no way out, when it seems to you that you're falling apart, that you're loosing yourself, just believe, hope, have a faith.... And you'll stand up and keep on with your life like nothing happened, you'll be happy and free....

Relax, it's O.K... :) What, you have 8 rabbits? Really? I adore animals, every single one of them... :DD




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