aApocalyptic dystopian fiction at its best. Angleras sharp wit and dexterity with political themes are matched only by the thrilling suspense on every page.a aLis Wiehl, New York Times bestselling author and FOX News correspondent Everyone gets the Mark. It gives all the benefits of citizenship. Yet if getting the Mark is such a good thing, then why does it feel so wrong? Set in a future North America that is struggling to recover after famine and global war, Swipe follows the lives of three kids caught in the middle of a conflict they didnat even know existed. United under a charismatic leader, every citizen of the American Union is required to get the Mark on their 13th birthday in order to gain the benefits of citizenship. The Mark is a tattoo that must be swiped by special scanners for everything from employment to transportation to shopping. Itas almost Logan Langlyas 13th birthday and he knows he should be excited about getting the Mark, but he hasnat been able to shake the feeling heas being watched. Not since his sister went to get her Mark five years ago . . . and never came back. When Logan and his friends discover the truth behind the Mark, will they ever be able to go back to being normal teenagers? Find out in the first book of this exciting series that is Left Behind meets Matched for middle-grade readers.Computer science had been a jokea judging by the syllabus, she could have taken the final exam that morning and aced it. ... looked like ita#39;d be the year of rereading, since her school in Beacon covered modern post-Unity lit in the sixth grade.
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