|Children of Jubilee (Children of exile)|
Author: Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Kiandra Watanaboneset reluctantly takes charge when she, her brothers Enu and Edwy, and some young friends are captured by Enforcers and sent to a prison on the planet Zacadi.
|Accelerated Reader Information:|
Interest Level: MG
Reading Level: 5.30
Points: 10.0 Quiz: 199161
|Reading Counts Information:|
Interest Level: 6-8
Reading Level: 4.50
Points: 16.0 Quiz: 76308
Full Text Reviews:
Booklist - 08/01/2018 The third and final title in the Children of Exile series is all fans could hope for: exciting action, thoughtful examinations of social justice and prejudice, no excessive or gratuitous violence, a logically plotted universe, and an ultimately hopeful ending. Haddix once again changes narrators, this time focusing on Edwy's tech-savvy 13-year-old sister, Kiandra. By switching narrators in each book, Haddix gives readers the chance to see each narrator through the eyes of others, as well as hear their own clear voice. Previously portrayed as a grumpy and self-absorbed genius computer hacker, Kiandra here discovers her connection to her siblings and other beings in general, including initially terrifying alien creatures. Kiandra, her siblings, and friends are whisked through terrifying adventures that include capture, imprisonment, and forced labor. It is Kiandra's developing empathy that saves the group, as she dares to reach out to what she believes are enemy aliens, working together to achieve freedom. Though it won't stand alone, this finale will be tremendously popular with series fans. - Copyright 2018 Booklist.