Everything you need to understand or teach The Maze Runner by James Dashner.
Thomas, a sixteen-year-old, finds himself in a strange world called the Glade. He has no memories of his past. All he remembers about himself is his first name. He learns that all the boys of the Glade have landed in the Glade in exactly the same circumstances and they all want to get out. The Maze seems to hold the answers for their dilemma but it is guarded by treacherous Grievers who sting their prey and send them into the Changing which has dire impact in its aftermath. Thomas emerges as a leader and brings new life and hope to the desolate existence in the Glade. He is certain that he will be able to lead them all to their freedom where they can all learn who they are and where they came from.