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 Jan. 21 2010 at 3:19 pm
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

I'm reading breaking dawn for the second time... I FEEL YOUR PAIN! But yeah, I love Haddix books. She's really reliable when you need a good book.

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 21 2010 at 3:14 pm
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

i've been leaving these things here daily. Don't you get emails every time you get a response?

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 20 2010 at 6:15 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

Yeah, I sure did! :):):):)

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 20 2010 at 2:53 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

DUDE!!!!!!!! Kay, don't answer the question! Just lease respond and tell me you're still on the face of the Earth, not planet X? (believe me, I have some pretty wierd friends...)

on Jan. 20 2010 at 2:02 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....

Wow.... This sounds really cool... I will get that book, I mean, I have to read SOMETHING new (I'm reading Twilight sagas for fifth time), so... :) I think I could like it... :)

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 19 2010 at 4:40 pm
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

seriously, it's been a while. I'm not getting any younger!

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 17 2010 at 7:36 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

please respond?

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 16 2010 at 4:52 pm
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

Guys- you should look at Kavishg's review on the first book, among the hidden.

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 16 2010 at 4:03 pm
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

plese rate and comment- it would help a lot! Thank you! :):):):)

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 16 2010 at 4:02 pm
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

I posted my Double Identity review last night- it should be out soon. I also sent in an opinion and a science fiction.

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 16 2010 at 4:00 pm
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

dude, r u there?

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 15 2010 at 2:58 pm
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

I did. I should read that... it sounds good. Nice job! Hey, do you like Stephenie Meyer?

Kavishg BRONZE said...
on Jan. 14 2010 at 3:49 pm
Kavishg BRONZE, Newton, Massachusetts
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cool i will definately read that... also check out my review of enders game

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 13 2010 at 7:21 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

very good. It's about a girl who found out she was a clone. Maybe I'll write a review on it. It's actually my favorite haddix book. :) :) :) :)

Kavishg BRONZE said...
on Jan. 13 2010 at 4:25 pm
Kavishg BRONZE, Newton, Massachusetts
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is double identity good?

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 13 2010 at 3:04 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

yeah, I read Found, all the shadow children books, Double identity, some of turnabout, and most of running out of time- a lot less than I thought I read, but there's a few I want to read. I think I said something about that on a book review on her book uprising.

Kavishg BRONZE said...
on Jan. 13 2010 at 1:47 pm
Kavishg BRONZE, Newton, Massachusetts
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have you read any of her other books???

amachii GOLD said...
on Jan. 11 2010 at 4:34 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

Okay, I found out who I missed. Alia. The characters are Luke, Nina, Percy, Matthias, Trey, Jen and ALIA!!!!!


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