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Maze Runner #2: The Scorch Trials

Maze Runner #2: The Scorch Trials

Series: Maze Runner (Book #2)
by James Dashner

A Non-Stop Race Against Time...with Zombies!

The second thrilling book in the best-selling Maze Runner series starts with a bang. Sun flares have destroyed most of Earth, and a virus called the Flare has ravaged its population. Those who survived are turning into zombies and attacking one another. Thomas and his Glade friends are infected with the virus, and have limited time before they turn into zombies themselves. Their only chance is completing a second trial, but this time they must compete against each other!

Ages
12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 7 - 12
Grade Level Equivalent
5.0
Lexile Measure
720L
DRA
70
Guided Reading
Z
Publisher
RAD - RANDOM HOUSE, INC. (CHILDREN)
Number of Pages
384
Genre
Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction

About the Author

James Dashner James Dashner is the New York Times bestselling author of the Maze Runner trilogy and the 13th Reality series. Born and raised in Georgia, he now lives with his family in the Rocky Mountains. Learn more at his website, www.jamesdashner.com.

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