Book review by Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

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Teens fight back in chilling, timely dystopian thriller.

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Based on 1 review

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Based on 11 reviews

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Realistic Dystopia

Although internment for Muslims hasn't occurred in the U.S. many of the policies of the last administration were similar to the initial steps that led to the internment of the Japanese in WWII and of Jews in Nazi Germany. This book serves as a warning for how easy it is to turn a blind eye and let the unthinkable happen. The main character, Layla, has some Katniss vibes about her and ultimately she is a strong role model for teens. Yes, there is language but if that bothers you more than the book's subject then you should most definitely read it!

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