Search Results: "Margaret Peterson Haddix"


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SABOTAGED by Margaret Peterson Haddix
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 24, 2010

"Best of the series so far. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
Book three of the Missing series finds heroes 13-year-old Jonah and his sister Katherine traveling through time to rescue Virginia Dare of the Roanoke colony. Read full book review >

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THE HOUSE ON THE GULF by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A subtle and rich page-turner. (Fiction 8-12)"
Bran's house-sitting job seems like a dream, but the Marquises have also allowed him to bring along his mother and sister. Read full book review >

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LEAVING FISHERS by Margaret Peterson Haddix
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

From the author of Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphey (1996), a chilling portrait of an insecure teenager gradually relinquishing her autonomy to a religious cult after she moves from a small Ohio town to a large, impersonal Indianapolis suburb. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN OF REFUGE  by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"This is a topical thriller that brings heart and thought to the sci-fi genre. (Science fiction. 11-16)"
Teen Edwy is sent away by his newly found birth parents and smuggled into a futuristic city. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN OF EXILE by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"This conversation-starting first in a series is a penetrating science-fiction thriller that adroitly explores the issue of prejudice. (Science fiction. 11-14)"
Rosi's life falls from idyllic to devastating when she and her friends are returned to their biological parents. Read full book review >

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REDEEMED by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"A satisfying end to a long-running series. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
Instead of the past, the eighth and final installment of the Missing series takes the Skidmore kids into the far distant future, where they will try to repair time and save the world. Read full book review >

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PALACE OF LIES by Margaret Peterson Haddix
YOUNG ADULT
Released: April 7, 2015

"A welcome return to the Just Ella universe. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Haddix continues the series that began with the alternate "Cinderella" Just Ella (1999) with a story about a different princess.Read full book review >

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UNDER THEIR SKIN by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"A solid middle-grade read. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
A pair of twins can't resist disobeying their parents when they learn that their family has a secret—from them. Read full book review >

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PALACE OF MIRRORS by Margaret Peterson Haddix
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2008

"Plenty of fun here from a superior author. (Fantasy. 10-14)"
In this semi-sequel to 1999's Just Ella, which imagined what happens after Cinderella moves to the Prince's palace, readers meet another Cinderella-like character, this one raised to believe that she is the true princess of the realm at war with Ella's kingdom. Read full book review >

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FOUND by Margaret Peterson Haddix
ADVENTURE
Released: April 22, 2008

"Somewhat slow in this installment, but intriguing enough nonetheless to keep kids reading what promises to be an exciting trip through history. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Fans of Haddix's Shadow Children books will want to jump on this time-travel adventure, which kicks off yet another series. Read full book review >

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TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS by Margaret Peterson Haddix
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Don't read this for the plot; read it for the sensitive explorations of character and emotion in a family under stress. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Pretty, popular Lori, 14, feels that just about all she has in common with her fat, slow, older brother Chuck is their mother, their father having died eight years ago. Read full book review >

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GAME CHANGER by Margaret Peterson Haddix
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Haddix's insightful tale is a compelling blend of sports, action and mystery. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
An elite athlete, KT is on the fast track to softball stardom when her world is turned upside down. Read full book review >