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Among the Betrayed (original 2002; edition 2003)
Among the Betrayed by Margaret Peterson Haddix (2002)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 068983909X, Paperback)What does it mean to save yourself?
Nina Idi -- a third child in a society where families are allowed only two children -- has been betrayed by the boy she loved, and arrested by the Population Police for exposing other alleged third children. Angry and confused, Nina knows only one thing for sure: She is innocent of the charges. But now she is faced with the most difficult choice of her life: Get three other prisoners to admit they are shadow children and be spared herself, or refuse to cooperate and be killed.
The options are clear. The choice, Nina discovers, is not....
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:01:46 -0400)
Thirteen-year-old Nina is imprisoned by the Population Police, who give her the option of helping them identify illegal "third-born" children, or facing death.
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