98 pages 3 hours read

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Among the Hidden

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1998

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Answer Key

Chapters 1-6

Reading Check

1. 6 years old (Chapter 2)

2. The attic (Chapter 3)

3. The vents (Chapter 3)

Short Answer

1. Luke cannot go outside, look out the window, or eat at the dinner table. (Chapters 1, 2, 4)

2. Luke’s mother is the only company he has most days. (Chapter 6)

Chapters 7-12

Reading Check

1. Clean the kitchen and bake bread (Chapter 8)

2. A child’s face (Chapter 8)

Short Answer

1. Luke observes a face in the window and the blinds moving. (Chapters 8, 11)

2. Luke wonders what would happen to him if one of his brothers died. (Chapter 10)

3. Luke needs the extra coverage to move between houses. (Chapter 12)

Chapters 13-18

Reading Check

1. Population Police (Chapter 14)

2. Their back porch lights (Chapter 16)

3. Junk food (Chapter 17)

4. Free (Chapter 18)

Short Answer

1. Luke has been taught by his parents that the government can track third children through the phone and computer. (Chapters 15-16)

2. Jen wants to gather shadow children for a rally to convince the government to overturn the Population Law.