Margaret Peterson Haddix
Kellie B. '12
This book takes
place in the future during a time when having a third child
in a family is banned. The main character, Luke, is a third
child so he has to hide all the time. One day Luke sees a
child in a house that he knows already has two children. Luke
must decide if he should risk his life by trying to meet this
child or if he should just go on wondering.
This is a thrilling
book to read, because you will never want to put it down.
On a scale of 1 to 10 I rate it a 9.
Among the Impostors
Kelli S. '12
your entire childhood hiding. That is just what Luke has to
do. Luke is the third child in his family, and third children
are forbidden by the population police. These children are
known as shadow children.
Since the forest
around Luke's house is being knocked down to build a development,
Luke is no longer allowed outside. One day, Luke sees the
family of four next door go off to work and school just like
other families of four. But, once they all leave Luke sees
a face of a girl in the neighbor's window.
It takes Luke a
while to get up his courage to meet her, but he finally does.
Her name is Jen, and she will do anything to get out of hiding.
Does Luke dare to risk his life for freedom, and become involved
her dangerous plan?
Luke is the third child
who is not able to go outside because if he is caught then
the population police will kill him. Three children
in your family meant that you have one too many and it is
illegal. He has neighbor's that have three children
too. He notices when their family goes out and he sees a girl
in the window. One day he is home alone and he goes
to her house. They are friends but neither of the parents
know about this. Then Jennifer risks going out in public because
she wants to prove that it's OK to be a third child. When
she is out of her home she gets caught and they kill her.
This book is about a boy named Luke
who is a shadow child. A shadow child is the third child
born into the family. In the future, where this story is
set, you can only have two children so Luke's parents hide
him. Luke doesn't go to school or outside and he has no
friends. He watches the kids from across the street play
and wishes that he was one of them but, when he sees a girl
in the window of a house which he knows two kids already
live there, he decides
that he must meet her. However, Jen
is a very imaginative girl who then thinks of a risky and
very dangerous plan. If they were caught, who knows what might
happen to them. To find out what the astonishing plan is and
if Luke and Jen can pull it off, read Among The Hidden.
I would recommend this book to pretty
much anybody because this has a little bit of everything
in it. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
I read the book Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson
Haddix. The book is about a boy named Luke who is a Shadow
Child. That means he is a third child. It is the future where
there are only two children allowed in the household so there
is enough food for the town. Luke spends his whole life hiding.
But when he sees a child who lives in a house where there
are already two children he decides to meet her.
The girl, whose name is Jen, has a plan
-- a plan that will make shadow children free. But Luke isn't
sure if he should go with the plan or not. Luke faces the
hard pressure of deciding if he should do it or not. If you
want to know the end read the book.
I recommend this exiting and action packed
book to everyone. You're sure to love it with its humor and
sense of fun. Hope you like it!
Among the Hidden is about Luke, a boy who is a third
child in a place where third children are not accepted by
law because there are too many in the population. If the "Population
Police" find out about a third child, he/she and the
family are executed. One day, Luke is eating his breakfast
and he looks out the window, (something he is forbidden to
do so that no one will see him.) He sees the surprise of his
life! At the neighbors house he sees another child where
there are already two other children. Luke thinks to himself,
maybe they are just baby sitting. He decides to go over to
the house and meet the mystery child.
I loved this book because it was tragic. I couldnt
put it down. Overall I would rate this book ten because it
is the kind of book that I love to read. I would recommend
this book to anyone who loves great, thrilling, tragic, awesome
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