No Safety in Numbers (No Safety in Numbers Series #1)

No Safety in Numbers (No Safety in Numbers Series #1)

by Dayna Lorentz
No Safety in Numbers (No Safety in Numbers Series #1)

No Safety in Numbers (No Safety in Numbers Series #1)

by Dayna Lorentz


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"Think of the heart-racing chase of The Hunger Games, but a giant mall is your arena."—

A suspenseful survival story and modern day Lord of the Flies set in a mall that looks just like yours.

A biological bomb has just been discovered in the air ducts of a busy suburban mall. At first nobody knows if it's even life threatening, but then the entire complex is quarantined, people start getting sick, supplies start running low, and there's no way out. Among the hundreds of trapped shoppers are four teens.

These four different narrators, each with their own stories, must cope in unique, surprising manners, changing in ways they wouldn't have predicted, trying to find solace, safety, and escape at a time when the adults are behaving badly. This is a gripping look at people and how they can—and must—change under the most dire of circumstances.

And not always for the better.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780142425978
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 04/04/2013
Series: No Safety in Numbers Series , #1
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 166,810
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile: HL710L (what's this?)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Dayna Lorentz has an MFA in Creative Writing and Literature from Bennington College. She used to practice law, but is now a full-time writer and part-time cupcake enthusiast. Dayna is the author of the No Safety in Numbers trilogy and lives in South Burlington, Vermont with her husband, two children, and two dogs.

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"Think of the heart-racing chase of The Hunger Games, but a giant mall is your arena."—

"[An] engrossing . . . thriller."—Kirkus Reviews

"This tense trilogy opener . . . build[s] a sense of claustrophobia and desperation."—Publishers Weekly

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