Among the Enemy (Shadow Children)

Among the Enemy (Shadow Children)

By Margaret Peterson Haddix

7 ratings 4 reviews 18 followers
Book 6 of 7 in the  Shadow Children Series
Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 5 - 8Grades 3 - 8W5.343625

Matthias, an illegal third child, is caught in the cross fire between rebels and the Population Police. When he unwittingly saves a Population Police officer, Matthias is brought to Population Police headquarters to train as an officer himself. There he meets Nina, another third-born who enlists his help in a plot to undermine the Population Police. But Matthias is under constant scrutiny, and he has no idea whom he can trust. What can one boy do against a wicked bureaucracy?
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
ISBN-13: 9780689857973
ISBN-10: 0689857977
Published on 10/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Number of pages: 240

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The book "Among the Enemy" is an enthralling novel that always kept me at the edge of my seat. The main character is an illegal child. Yet he sacrifices himself to save his best friends and people like him. He is met with challenges and overcomes them with the help of friends of all ages. I highly recommend this realistic fiction story and I hope you will too.

I like this book.

This book was amazing and i actually read it. The main characters is Matthias and in this book trey or lee never really talk but are talked about.

i've read all of the books and there all realy great books i loved them. this book is where when trey and lee and another person have to hide in a house where the population police just went and killed everyone in it. i really recommend this book.

It is totally awesome! PLZ! Read it! This book is amazing in my opinion. Margaret Peterson Haddix is an awesome author and amazing.