By Margaret Peterson Haddix
Luke Garner is terrified.
Out of hiding for the 1st time in his existence, he is familiar with that any minute considered one of his new classmates at Hendricks tuition for Boys may possibly detect his mystery: that he's a 3rd baby passing because the lately deceased Lee provide. And in a society the place it's unlawful for households to have greater than young children, being a 3rd baby capacity definite dying by the hands of the scary inhabitants Police.
His first event outdoors the protection of his house is bewildering. There's no longer a unmarried window anyplace within the college; Luke can't inform his classmates aside (even as they topic him to brutal hazing); and the lecturers appear oblivious to it all.
Desperate to slot in, Luke endures the confusion and teasing until eventually he discovers an unlocked door to the skin, and an opportunity to appreciate what's relatively happening. yet to take this chance—to discover the secrets and techniques of Hendricks—Luke might want to set aside his fears and find a braveness lifetime in hiding couldn't thwart.
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Among the Impostors (Shadow Children, Book 2) by Margaret Peterson Haddix