Everything you need to understand or teach Among the Free by Margaret Peterson Haddix.
Among the Free is the final book in the Shadow Children series by Maragert Peterson Haddix. Margaret Peterson Haddix is an award-winning author who has received honors from the International Reading Association Children's Book Award and Quick Pick for Reluctant Youth Adult Readers citations. She has also made the list of fifteen state award finalist lists.
In this novel, Luke Garner, is a 13-year-old boy. Luke is a third child for his parents, which also means that his existence is illegal according to the Population Police and the government that rules Luke's country. The Population Police is responsible for enforcing the law, which is that families are only permitted to have two children. Third children are executed by the Population Police. The reason the law came about is because a drought and a famine spread across the country before Luke was even born.
Luke Garner is the main...
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