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by Kirsty Applebaum
- Format: hardcover, 272 pages
- Language: english
- Release date: April 14, 2020
- Publisher: Holt Books for Young Readers (Henry Holt and Co. (BYR))
- Author: Kirsty Applebaum
- Ages: 8+
- ISBN: 9781250317339 (1250317339)
About The Book
Beyond the mysterious boundary of eleven-year-old Maggie’s town, the Quiet War rages and the dirty, dangerous wanderers roam — a gripping debut for fans of The Giver, Pax, and Orphan Island.
Maggie lives in orderly Fennis Wick, protected from the outside world by a boundary. Her brother Jed is an eldest, revered and special, a hero who will soon go off to fight in the war. But Maggie’s just a middle child, a middler, often invisible and ignored, even by her own family.
When she chances upon a wanderer girl in hiding, she decides she wants to be a hero like her brother and sets out to capture the intruder. But once Maggie peeks past the hedges of the boundary for the first time, suddenly everything she’s ever known about her isolated town gets turned on its head…
In her debut novel for young readers, Kirsty Applebaum crafts a gripping story of resistance, forbidden friendship, loyalty, and betrayal.
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