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Authors: Wells, Robison
Genres: Series, Science Fiction
Topics: Dystopia, School Life
Lexile: 640,
Publisher: HarperTeen
BISAC/Subject: YAF001000, YAF056000, YAF058120
ISBN: 9780062093516, Related ISBNs: 0062093517, 9780062026095, 9780062093516
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 400,
Audience: Young adult
Synopsis:

Benson Fisher thought that a scholarship to Maxfield Academy would be the ticket out of his dead-end life.

He was wrong.

Now he’s trapped in a school that’s surrounded by a razor-wire fence. A school where video cameras monitor his every move. Where there are no adults. Where the kids have split into groups in order to survive.

Where breaking the rules equals death.

But when Benson stumbles upon the school’s real secret, he realizes that playing by the rules could spell a fate worse than death, and that escape—his only real hope for survival—may be impossible.

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