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Among the Enemy (Reprint) (Paperback) (Margaret Peterson Haddix)

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HIDE OR FIGHT? 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?
As a Shadow Child, the illegal third born in a futuristic society, Matthias attempts to make an escape from his family before the Population Police arrive to take him away, yet when he saves the life of a police officer and is given a chance to join their squad under a secret identity, Matthias finds it difficult to work with the people he once considered his enemy. Reprint.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 214
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Emotions + Feelings, Family / General, Science Fiction + Fantasy + Magic, Action + Adventure / General
Series Title: Shadow Children
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Language: English
Street Date: August 22, 2006
TCIN: 12081653
UPC: 9780689857973
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-1123
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