Nina has been arrested for falsely accusing others of being illegal third children - a capital crime in a society that allows only two children per family. To save herself she must betray three children to death, but she discovers a way they can all escape, if only she knew who she could trust.
Nina has been arrested for falsely accusing others of being illegal third children - a capital crime in a society that allows only two children per family. Now the government wants to strike a deal with Nina. In order to save her own life she must gain the trust of three young children and convince them to confess their hidden identities. Then she must betray them. The children will die; Nina will live. But then Nina discovers a way to escape and to take the others with her, but will their plan be successful and how does Nina know whom she can trust, in these treacherous times?
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Margaret Haddix is the author of many award-winning novels for young readers, including Amongst the Hidden, and Running Out of Time. She lives near Columbus, Ohio, with her husband and their children.
Amongst the Betrayed by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Margaret Peterson Haddix
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Random House Children's Publishers UK
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