Among the Free (Shadow Children Series #7)

Among the Free (Shadow Children Series #7)

by Margaret Peterson Haddix
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Among the Free (Shadow Children Series #7) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 157 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mrs. Haddix has done it again. Her amazing stories are wonderful they inspire so many of us. Among the free is the time when Lukes fear has finally gone. Telling his story to the whole world is a hard thing to do when your a third child. He faced his fears and he was careful with his words. With Luke trying his hardest the popilation police "poppies" are gone they are no longer the highest people to be controlled by. There young and old villagers knew it was time to let the light shine and do something without waiting around for the other people to do something about it. As they became stonger and stronger there was no way the population police could do something. These people, third children, and anyone else in the world where finally free. Luke knew that his future would be bright. He wants to live the best life that he can. To tell the story to the next generations!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was absolutely amazing! It pulls you in and like makes you never want to stop reading. It was great.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This series..The Shadow Children...is above and beyond any other books I have read. Beginning with the first one, I couldn't wait for the next one. #7, the final book in the series, provides a great ending and leaves you feeling very satisfied!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this. I just coudnt stop reading it. The last part was just really touching.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love this whole series!!! among the free was the epic conclusion needed to finish this heart pounding series. And the series was written by margaret peterson haddix... whats jo to love???;)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read all of her books (shadow children sequence) and out of all this one is my favorite praise for Haddix!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Margret Peterson Haddix has always been my favorite writer but this book is the best one she has made
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This series is my most favorite I loved it so much once I picked up the book I could never put it down and that was for all the books it was heart breaking for me to end the series I cryed at the end they were joyful cheers I'm so glad all the Shadow children got to be... I'm not going to tell ending because I want you to read it trust me you will love it and in my opinion Margaret Peterson Haddix is the best athor ever please Margaret Peterson Haddix write another book of Shadow Children the title could be Among Us or whatever you decide and if you can't write another book I understand because your to busy writeing your other great books! Sincerly, Your biggest fan Hannnah
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I freaking love this series. Awesome. You'll like it too. Gvbbcbfsfcdgvd. That was for fun
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome even though ihavent even read it though Probally is going to be one of the best ones in the series Im on the 5th one right now
Michael Brisbin More than 1 year ago
This is my favorite book EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Erfan Emami More than 1 year ago
great ending and i couldn't put this book down until the end 5*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Among the Free
Margaret Peterson Haddix
Scholastic Inc.
Realistic fiction

Imagine having to leave your family just because you were born third. Luke was a third child and he was taken away from his family because the Population Police (Poppies) made a law that said that the third children had to live in a camp because there wasn't enough food to feed the whole family. After a while of living in the camp, Luke became tired of being bossed around so he ran away. Among the Free By Margaret Peterson Haddix is about Luke running away from the Population Police. Luke finds a town that is broken down with not a lot of people. After a while he finds people that want to help him hide away from the Poppies. Luke escapes being killed by villagers, starts to hear voices in his head, and risks his life throughout the book.

Luke is a strong hearted kid who risks his life to make third children legal. Along his journey, he meets other third children who want to protest against the Population Police. Nina and Trey, who are also third children, become friends with Luke at the Population Police camp. Nina and Trey help Luke make a plan to escape the Population Police camp and inspire Luke to go on to protest against the Population Police. Nina and Luke are about the same age and are good friends. They are respectful to each other and look out for each other. However, when they try to escape they do not succeed. Eli was a man Luke met when he ran away. Eli was very nice and caring, he gave Luke food and shelter for the night. Eli is also protective of his own family.

This book was great because it's realistic fiction and I can relate some of the things with my personal life. Luke, the main character, is around the same age as many middle school kids, so it is easy to relate to what he is going through throughout the book. Among the Free was very hard to put down because there was a lot of action in it. I think kids my age would enjoy this book because it's very exciting and you have to guess what comes next.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Among the Free by Margaret Peterson Haddix Reviewed by Ashley CAUTION: BEFORE YOU READ THIS BOOK YOU MUST READ THE BOOKS BEFORE THIS ONE OR YOU WILL NOT UNDERSTAND IT! Will they finally overthrow the ruthless, vicious Population Police? Will they ever get to feel the sweet feeling of being free? ¿Are all of those innocent people really going to die?¿ (p. 104) You won¿t ever know these answers until you read the exhilarating book Among the Free by Margaret Peterson Haddix. She has won the international reading association Children¿s Book Award. Many of the scenes in this book are at the Population Police headquarters. The main character is a teen named Luke Garner. His fake ID name although, is Lee Grant. Luke is a courageous, loyal, kind, loving friend to everyone. The big issue about this book is the problem about the Population Police. The Population Police controls everyone and everything around him or her. Nobody likes them but you have to obey them or you will die if you are caught. There was a boy in the story named Trey that got caught. He was a friend of Luke. Will he die or come out alive? The theme of this story is that Luke and the other main characters always have something else to deal with after they solve the first problem. The way that the author writes this book is phenomenal. She uses figurative language and gives voice to the characters. This is good because you always know what the characters are doing and thinking. That is why her books are so enjoyable to read. You should definitely read this book because it concludes all that has happened in the previous 6 books. Also, it really gives you a satisfying ending to all of the books before it. You should read this book because it has good vocabulary and has a very adventurous story. This book is great!
Anonymous 28 days ago
This book is incredible. The only part I don't like is that the author scares the readers falsely. For example, at the end of the chapter it Luke heard gunshots by him, but in the end it turns out that it is no danger to him, that they are probably shooting at the citizens of Chiutza. Still, depite the fact I do not like about it, it might be my favorite book after all. Note: Please do not judge me for mentioning every little detail. That is just my nature. Oh, and do forgive me for any spelling errors, that is just the way I type. And please DO NOT THINK I AM GEEKY.
Anonymous 4 months ago
The book is some of the best by marget if you read this you will get stuck with it.
Anonymous 7 months ago
This story is about a wolf Alexander t wolf. He was makeing a cake for his grandma he ran out of sugar so he whent to the nabor he made his house of straw and wolf nockt on thedoor it fell in he asked for a cup of sogar hesaid nitjing
sandrabrazier More than 1 year ago
Luke Garner, a third child born into a society where families are limited to two children, continues his fight against the population police. In this episode, he works under cover for the population police, until he is able to make a valiant escape. Does his courageous act really lead to freedom for all? This is the conclusion of the Shadow Children series, and what a perfect conclusion it is to this exciting and important series about the value of truth, dignity, family, and most of all, freedom! This book, like the other books in this series, really shows young readers what is truly important in life. The well-developed characters that have reoccurred from the beginning of the series, and the exciting plot lines make this an unforgettable series of stories to be enjoyed by the young and old alike.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this sereies it is my favorite serirs very intence but great books you must read these!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was another piece of art crafted by Ms. Margaret Peterson Haddix. It was a great ending to the whole shadow children series with Luke Garner, the one who started the shadow children series, ending the series with his courageous act of bravery. The once young and scared third child now had his chance to shine light on the real problem; that it was not the third children's fault for causing starvation of the country but the population police. This book tells of Luke starting out as a stable boy who scoops horse manure and cleans the horses' stalls. When he is specially chosen to do a mission he is brought to a town where he is told to shoot a old women who wouldn't listen to the population police. When Luke refuses to shoot her, he runs away and that is the start to a revolution. After one act of bravery, it set off a wave in the whole country to stand against the population police rule. This book shed light on an end of the population police's reign and a start to a new found constitution and government. It couldn't have ended without a third child fixing the problem he was born in. Almost all thought that all hope was gone and lost. In the beginning, Luke couldn't ever even have imagined what the future held for him. He couldn't have ever imagined that he would ever be free and allowed to do what ever he wanted to do in life but now that he was a free human being. He now had a chance to do what normal kids do. He had a chance to live the life he always wanted and now, he had the opportunity to live the life as an individual who was not looked at for being a third child, nor needing to fear that his life was in constant danger. His life was now what he had always wondered as to be freedom. I recommend this book for young adults through adults. This book series has a wonderful and mysterious beginning and you are fulfilled with a wonderful and satisfying ending.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is great. Thats all we can say. Great. -Shawn
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book series is so sad at times , but also has very happy moments . This book captures the very happy moments like readers want and also sad moments that readers also want. I think this book is great for young readers with big imaginations. Hope you love this book too! It will really keep you occupied!!!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesomely good