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The One Safe Place

Unsworth, Tania

Book - 2014
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The One Safe Place
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In a near future world of heat, greed, and hunger, Devin earns a coveted spot in a home for abandoned children that promises unlimited food and toys and the hope of finding a new family, but Devin discovers the home's horrific true mission when he investigates its intimidating Administrator and the zombie-like sickness that afflicts some children.

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina :, Algonquin Young Readers,, 2014.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781616203290
1616203293
Characteristics: 295 pages ; 22 cm

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Nov 14, 2014
  • Chapel_Hill_StephenA rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A really creepy thriller that starts slow and builds into something amazing and terrifying. This book is great for a wide range of ages. Don't miss it!

Jun 04, 2014
  • snicholson76 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This well-written, original story is suspenseful and terrifyingly believable. Highly recommended!

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Jun 28, 2014
  • violet_flamingo_86 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

violet_flamingo_86 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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