Among the Hidden

Among the Hidden


Government regulations limit families to two children each, so Luke, an illegal third-born, must live his life in secret, hidden in his family's farmhouse. Then he joins Jen, another "shadow child," for a chance to come out into the light.

Author: Haddix, Margaret Peterson

Language: English | Copyright: 1998 | Age Range: 8 to 13

Vocabulary Words

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  • cracklings
  • famines
  • barons
  • commendation
  • recline
  • vents
  • disable
  • doling
  • bulldozers
  • unseasonably

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