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Among the Barons (Reprint) (Paperback) (Margaret Peterson Haddix)
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Luke Garner, an illegal third child, spent his first twelve years in hiding. For the past four months Luke has lived among others, using the identity of Lee Grant, at the Hendricks School for Boys. But just as things are finally starting to go right, Lee's little brother Smits arrives at the school and Luke finds himself caught in a tangle of lies that gets more complex with every passing day.Can Luke trust Smits to keep his secret? And can he trust Smits's menacing bodyguard, Oscar?
Forced to hide for most of his life because he is a third child in a society that only permits two children per family, Luke Garner, sent to boarding school where he adopts a new identity as a Baron--a member of the elite--finds his newfound station in life short-lived by the arrival of his jealous brother. Reprint.
Number of Pages: 182.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction + Fantasy + Magic
Series Title: Shadow Children
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Street Date: September 1, 2004
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-0159