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The first in New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant's breathtaking dystopian, sci-fi saga, Gone is a page-turning thriller that invokes the classic The Lord of the Flies along with the horror of Stephen King.

In the blink of an eye, everyone disappears. Gone. Except for the young.

There are teens, but not one single adult. Just as suddenly, there are no phones, no internet, no television. No way to get help. And no way to figure out what's happened.

Hunger threatens. Bullies rule. A sinister creature lurks. Animals are mutating. And the teens themselves are changing, developing new talents—unimaginable, dangerous, deadly powers—that grow stronger by the day. It's a terrifying new world. Sides are being chosen, a fight is shaping up. Townies against rich kids. Bullies against the weak. Powerful against powerless. And time is running out: On your birthday, you disappear just like everyone else...

Michael Grant's Gone as been praised for its compelling storytelling, multidimensional characters, and multiple points of view.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

Paperback, 3296 pages
Published on September 21, 2015 by Dean & Son
ISBN-10: 0603572375
ISBN-13: 9780603572371
33 Book Reviews
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  • Nausicaa1Monday, January 11, 2016 at 3:52 pm
    I love this book
    • 30av
      30avMonday, November 16, 2015 at 10:07 am55 stars
      so far it is good and it has lots of action and people with magic powers and people 15 and over are disapering and when you turn 15 you go poof.
      • pipermc11
        pipermc11Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 2:14 pmFeatured
        What if everyone over 15 vanished? How would people react, and what would they do? That's what Sam wondered, when the impossible became possible. Now, the kids left on Peridio Beach have to fend for their own, and look up to their leader, Sam. But with oncoming threats from others with powers more dangerous than Sam's, and his fast approaching birthday, how will the right person remain in command?
        • peeps
          peepsMonday, November 16, 2015 at 6:36 pm
          nice!
        • cgrovesTuesday, March 3, 2015 at 11:16 am
          I thought GONE was a cool book. I really liked how Sam found out that he had a brother. If I could have a super power it would be invincibility. The powers the kids had in the story made the book much more interesting. I was left wondering how they got their powers and what will happen in the next book.
          • w0lfl0ver4life
            w0lfl0ver4lifeWednesday, October 22, 2014 at 3:27 pm55 stars
            beautifully written
            • arewhanafio
              arewhanafioThursday, October 16, 2014 at 3:21 pm44 starsFeatured
              Gone, by Michael Grant. This book is about a boy called Sam. One day, out of the blue, everybody over the age of 15 disappears. Gone. Poof. There seems to be an dome-shaped barrier around them. At that moment, some kids develop powers, aka, Superhuman speed, tele-potation, light, energy balls. Sam, has to help take care of the younger kids, ration out food supplies and stop Caine, his half brother and his bunch of thugs from killing, murdering capturing and abusing the other kids. Will they make it? Find out more in the Gone series.
              • booklover39
                booklover39Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 3:15 pm
                this is my favorite book. I would recommend this book for anyone who likes suspenseful action with a tiny bit of romance!
                • jpjp9024
                  jpjp9024Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 1:05 pm
                  I loved this book and just ordered the second book of Amzon and can not wait to read it.
                  • al_farley
                    al_farleyWednesday, July 23, 2014 at 7:15 pm
                    Love this book! I would recommend for 7th grade and up.
                    • maemae2006
                      maemae2006Monday, October 9, 2017 at 8:33 am55 stars
                      Me 2, because I read it when i was 10, I'm older now, but...
                    • BookNerdWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 2:12 pm
                      This is a Great series filled with suspence you can't put it down.

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