The One Safe Place

The One Safe Place

Book - 2014
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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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Siyuan Huang
Jun 27, 2016

Mysterious

Chapel_Hill_StephenA Nov 14, 2014

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!

snicholson76 Jun 04, 2014

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

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violet_flamingo_86
Jun 28, 2014

violet_flamingo_86 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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Siyuan Huang
Jun 27, 2016

Devin doesn't remember life before the world got hot; he has grown up farming the scorched earth with his grandfather in their remote valley.

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Siyuan Huang
Jun 27, 2016

'"Fact is," she said, "we're on our own."'

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