The Maze Runner Trilogy

James Dashner's fast-paced Maze Runner trilogy, is set in a dark, violent post-apocalyptic world where government "scientists" isolate teens in the Killzone, wipe their memories clean, and hold them captive like animals in a bizarre experiment. The teens are put through horrific trials, supposedly to help save humanity, and some are killed by the adults. It's grim stuff, but readers will find a strong role model in Thomas, a teen who doesn't give up his own sense of what's right and is capable of leading a revolt against the evil adult captors.

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The Maze Runner: Maze Runner Trilogy, Book 1

age 13+

Teens are the pawns of evil adults in violent dystopia.

By: James Dashner (2009)
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The Scorch Trials: Maze Runner Trilogy, Book 2

age 14+

Teens are pawns of evil adults again in violent sequel.

By: James Dashner (2010)
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The Death Cure: Maze Runner Trilogy, Book 3

age 14+

No sunny wrap-up to this very dark, mature series.

By: James Dashner (2011)
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