All Good Children by Catherine AustenAll Good Children by Catherine Austen

All Good Children

byCatherine Austen

Reinforced Library Binding | October 1, 2011

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It's the middle of the twenty-first century and the elite children of New Middletown are lined up to receive a treatment that turns them into obedient, well-mannered citizens. Maxwell Connors, a fifteen-year-old prankster, misfit and graffiti artist, observes the changes with growing concern, especially when his younger sister, Ally, is targeted. Max and his best friend, Dallas, escape the treatment, but must pretend to be "zombies" while they watch their freedoms and hopes decay. When Max's family decides to take Dallas with them into the unknown world beyond New Middletown's borders, Max's creativity becomes an unexpected bonus rather than a liability.
Title:All Good ChildrenFormat:Reinforced Library BindingDimensions:312 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.4 inPublished:October 1, 2011Publisher:Orca Book PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554698243

ISBN - 13:9781554698240

Appropriate for ages: 12


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Read! You seem to on edge as all the kids become "Zombies" I jumped out of my seat, put the book down and muttered "No! No! No!" The substance kept me reading this book, I found myself finishing it pretty fast. I really found myself growing a connection to the charaters but mainly the Main charater. I'm so glad I bought this book at the libary!
Date published: 2017-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from new favourite book I loved this book SO MUCH. The world building was extraordinary and felt very real and plausible.I fell in love with the setting and the characters. I got very attached to all of the characters, which made some parts very emotional to read. It was impossible to put this book down. I love love loved it, and recommend it to everyone
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from All good children Its a good book
Date published: 2014-06-16

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Living with hope is like rubbing up against a cheese grater. It keeps taking slices off you until there's so little left you just crumble.