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Tomorrow, When the War Began

Tomorrow, When the War Began

Series: Tomorrow, When the War Began (Book #1)
by John Marsden

When Ellie and her friends go camping, they have no idea they're leaving their old lives behind forever. Despite a less-than-tragic food shortage and a secret crush or two, everything goes as planned. But a week later, they return home to find their houses empty and their pets starving. Something has gone wrong — horribly wrong.

Before long, they realize the country has been invaded, and the entire town has been captured — including their families and all their friends. Ellie and the other survivors face an impossible decision: They can flee for the mountains or surrender. Or they can fight.

14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 7 - 10
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Houghton Mifflin Company
Number of Pages
Adventure, Mystery and Suspense, Young Adult

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