By Margaret Peterson Haddix
During this fourth installment of a sequence a couple of society that permits merely little ones consistent with family members, Luke Garner is ultimately adjusting to his new existence at Hendricks institution as Lee furnish. whereas the gives you belong to the top classification of society known as the Barons, Luke avoids snobbish affectations and befriends his classmates, who're additionally unlawful thirds. while the true Lee Grant's more youthful brother arrives on the college, with his fierce physique safeguard, Luke concerns that Smits will disclose him to the govt.. besides the fact that, Smits has come to enlist Luke's assist in researching how his older brother particularly died, suspecting that he was once murdered. The intrigue and hazard develop extra acute while either boys are referred to as "home" and Luke discovers that the provides have plans for him that can become deadly.
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Among the Barons (Shadow Children, Book 4) by Margaret Peterson Haddix