By Margaret Peterson Haddix
What does it suggest to avoid wasting yourself?
Nina Idi -- a 3rd baby in a society the place households are allowed merely little ones -- has been betrayed through the boy she enjoyed, and arrested by means of the inhabitants Police for exposing different alleged 3rd teenagers. indignant and careworn, Nina understands just one factor needless to say: She is blameless of the fees. yet now she is confronted with the main tricky number of her lifestyles: Get 3 different prisoners to confess they're shadow teenagers and be spared herself, or refuse to cooperate and be killed.
the choices are transparent. the alternative, Nina discovers, is not....