Running Out of Time
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
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Culture and Diversity, Character and Values
When a diphtheria epidemic hits her 1840 village, thirteen-year-old Jessie discovers it is actually a 1996 tourist site under unseen observation by heartless scientists, and it's up to Jessie to escape the village and save the lives of the dying children.