Everything you need to understand or teach The Scorch Trials by James Dashner.
"The Scorch Trials" is a dystopian young adult novel by James Dashner, and is the second installment in his Maze Runner series. "The Scorch Trials" deals with the continued efforts of Thomas, Teresa, Minho, Newt, and the other Gladers to survive the challenges put in their way by WICKED. WICKED will put Thomas and Teresa to the test, taking them to their very limits, in order to seek a cure for the Flare disease. Themes of friendship, betrayal, and dystopianism are explored as well in the novel, through the struggles of Thomas and Teresa.