Among The Barons

Among The Barons

Shadow Children Series, Book 4

eBook - 2011
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In this fourth installment of a series about a society that allows only two children per family, Luke Garner is finally adjusting to his new life at Hendricks School as Lee Grant. While the Grants belong to the highest class of society called the Barons, Luke avoids snobbish affectations and befriends his classmates, who are also illegal thirds. When the real Lee Grant's younger brother arrives at the school, along with his fierce body guard, Luke worries that Smits will expose him to the government. However, Smits has come to enlist Luke's help in discovering how his older brother really died, suspecting that he was murdered. The intrigue and danger grow more acute when both boys are called "home" and Luke discovers that the Grants have plans for him that could turn out to be fatal.
Publisher: 2011
ISBN: 9781442443051
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: NC Kids

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grahambeasley
Jun 14, 2016

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sanderl571
Jun 25, 2013

Overall, this was a very interesting book, and I enjoyed reading it. This series is very exciting~

dp50268n Feb 10, 2013

I wish there was more to go on, I feel like it was one thing after another. I liked having Lee back but I wish there was more development with the Grants, who Lee was and his brother and the bodyguard as well

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nimradar123
Jul 13, 2012

i really enjoyed this series it was quite meaningful #imagineteencontest

cozzmose Oct 17, 2011

#4

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rosepetal16
Dec 05, 2009

This book is wonderful with exciting plots. It is really surprising, because you think that you can trust a person is right, but then the next minute, you can't. This series isn't getting old.

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kidangel Aug 23, 2014

As a third child in a society that allows only two children per family, Luke Garner was in hiding for the first twelve years of his life. Then he was given the freedom of an identity card that had belonged to Lee Grant, a Baron (a member of the highest class of society), and was sent to boarding school as Lee. But now, just when things are finally starting to go right, Lee's little brother, Smits, arrives at school, and Luke finds himself caught in a web of lies that gets more complex with every passing day--and possibly even lethal. Can Luke trust the grief-stricken Smits to keep Luke's secret? And can he trust Smits's menacing bodyguard, Oscar?

Luke finds that living among the Barons puts him in the deadliest danger he has ever faced.

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sanderl571
Jun 25, 2013

Luke Garner, or now Lee Grant, is faced with the challenge of Lee's brother, Smits, coming the Hendrick's School for Boys. Luke is now immensely worried about what Smits will do, but you'll just have to read and find out for yourself what happens

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rosepetal16
Dec 05, 2009

Where there is trouble, it is always associated with Lee Grant, also known as Luke Garner. He lives in a world of Impostors, betraying and Lies. When Luke finds out that Lee's actual little brother is coming, it is hard for him. Smits is really just grieving deeply, but that could harm Luke's identity. When Luke visits the Grant household, after a fire, he finds out about the Grants plans and also everyone else's. A really compelling novel.

lms May 09, 2008

"A society allows only two children per family, Luke Garner is finally adjusting to his new life at the Hendricks School. While the Grants belong to the highest class of society called the Barons, Luke avoids the affections and befriends his classmates, who are also illegal thirds." (Novelist Review)

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lms May 26, 2008

lms thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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sanderl571
Jun 25, 2013

"Smithfield William Grant. You call him Smits. And he's coming here tomorrow."

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