Among the Betrayed (Shadow Children Book 3)

Among the Betrayed (Shadow Children Book 3)

By Margaret Peterson Haddix

12 ratings 10 reviews 25 followers
Book 3 of 7 in the  Shadow Children Series
Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 10 - 9Z4.933881

"Everything that had happened to Nina was real. She had real handcuffs on her wrists, real scars on her back, real fear flooding her mind.
"'They're going to kill me,' Nina whispered, and it was almost a relief to finally, finally give up hope."
In a society that allows no more than two children per family under penalty of death, third children are forced into hiding, or to live with false identity papers. In Among the Impostors, Nina Idi was arrested for treason for supposedly trying to trick the Population Police into arresting other students she said were illegal third children. Now she faces torture or death -- unless she agrees to betray three other imprisoned third children. Her dilemma intensifies when she meets the prisoners -- who are only ten, nine, and six.
As she did so brilliantly in the Publishers Weekly best-selling Among the Hidden and in Among the Impostors, Margaret Peterson Haddix once again brings readers to a world in which nothing is as it seems -- a world in which an imprisonment leads to an adventure of mind, body, and spirit.

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
ISBN-13: 9780689839054
ISBN-10: 0689839057
Published on 6/1/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Number of pages: 160

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Imagine a life, isolated, no exposure to the outside world or any life. Then the third book in the shadow children series: Among the Betrayed by: Margaret Peterson Haddix is just for you! Join Nina in her quest to escape the dark room known as her jail cell. This book carries on from the second book in the series, Among the Barons and continues on the path of Nina Idi, an illegal child looking for a way to escape the prison. Can you imagine being betrayed by your closest friends? Then this book is a prime example. Nina being betrayed, turned in by her own friends and even the boy she had kissed days prior her arrest. Is pure torment to her. Imagine being forced against your will to be chained against a wall and suffer with pure darkness. That is what it feels to be in Nina’s conditions. So I beg the question, will Nina escape her jail cell? Will she ever be reunited with her friends and family? Will the population police kill her? All these questions all have answers! In Among the Betrayed! WARNING: This book includes some content that could be inappropriate for some people under the age of 11. Please have a teacher parent or guardian check if this is a good book for you!

ive been reading the series over and over again its my fav

It is a interesting book with many twist and turns. I was drawn into the book in the first few pages. It is a good book to read if you are a high leveled reader.

she is a terrific writer i love how the book is told by diiferent peope each book.

I lke the twist ending and how luke (lee) did not tell jason his name under any sercomstasnce.

I'm reading this book right now. I'm on page 67. So far it is really good.

keep reading it gets better and better

this book was amazing i can read this over and over again if i wanted to...this had to be one of the best books ever

I love this series written by Margaret Peterson Haddix. She is truly a magnificent writer. I really need to read the first two books first. >:)