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If You Like Hunger Games

Christopher, John. The Tripods Trilogy
In the first volume, The White Mountains, young Will Parker and his companions make a perilous journey toward an outpost of freedom where they hope to escape from the ruling Tripods, who capture mature human beings and make them docile, obedient servants. The City of Gold and Lead and The Pool of Fire continue their adventures. J-SF CHR

Clayton, Emma. The Roar.
In an overpopulated world where all signs of nature have been obliterated and a wall has been erected to keep out plague-ridden animals, twelve-year-old Mika refuses to believe that his twin sister was killed after being abducted, and continues to search for her in spite of the dangers he faces in doing so. J-SF CLA hoopla livebrary

Collins, Suzanne.  Underland Chronicles
When eleven year old Gregor and his two year old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, roaches and spiders on a quest foretold by prophecy.  J-FAN COL livebrary

Diamand, Emily. Raiders' Ransom.
In 23nd-century Great Britain, where climate change has caused vast flooding, the piratical raiders kidnap the Prime Minister's daughter and thirteen-year-old Lilly Melkun, an English fisher-girl, takes her seacat on a daring rescue attempt, with a mysterious talking jewel from a past computer age tucked in her belt as ransom. J-SF DIA

DiTerlizzi, Tony. The Search for WondLa series
Living in isolation with a robot on what appears to be an alien world populated with bizarre life forms, a twelve-year-old human girl called Eva Nine sets out on a journey to find others like her. J-SF DIT hoopla livebrary

DuPrau, Jeanne. Book of Ember series
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions. J-SF DUP livebrary

Haddix, Margaret Peterson. The Shadow Children series
In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong. J-SF HAD livebrary

Hall, Teri. The Line.
Rachel thinks that she and her mother are safe working for Ms. Moore at her estate close to The Line, an invisible border of the Unified States, but when Rachel has an opportunity to Cross into the forbidden zone, she is both frightened and intrigued. J-SF HAL

Keyes, Morgan. Darkbeast.
Twelve-year-old Keara runs away rather than sacrifice Caw, the darkbeast she has been bound to all her life, and, pursued by the Inquisitors who would punish her for heresy, she joins a performing troupe of Travelers. J-FAN KEY

Lowry, Lois. The Giver.
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives. More on this world is revealed in Gathering Blue and The Messenger. J-SF LOW hoopla livebrary

McMann, Lisa. The Unwanteds series
In a society that purges thirteen-year-olds who are creative, identical twins Aaron and Alex are separated, one to attend University while the other, supposedly Eliminated, finds himself in a wondrous place where youths hone their abilities and learn magic. J-FAN MCM hoopla livebrary

Mull, Brandon. The Beyonders series
Fourteen-year-old Jason Walker is transported to a strange world called Lyrian, where he joins Rachel, who was also drawn there from our world, and a few rebels, to piece together the Word that can destroy the malicious wizard emperor, Surroth. J-FAN MUL hoopla

Nielsen, Jennifer A. The Mark of the Thief series
When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds himself in possession of an ancient amulet filled with magic once reserved for the Gods, and becomes the center of a conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and destroy Rome. J-FAN NIE hoopla

Nylund, Eric. The Resisters.
When twelve-year-olds Madison and Felix kidnap him, Ethan learns that the Earth has been taken over by aliens and that all the adults in the world are under mind control. J-SF NYL livebrary

Rex, Adam. The True Meaning of Smekday.
When her mother is abducted by aliens on Christmas Eve (or "Smekday" Eve since the Boov invasion), 11 year-old Tip hops in the family car and heads south to find her and meets an alien Boov mechanic who agrees to help her and save the planet from disaster. J-SF REX livebrary

Ruby, Laura. York: The Shadow Cipher.
The first book in an epic alternate-history series about three kids who try to solve the greatest mystery of the modern world: a puzzle and treasure hunt laid into the very streets and buildings of New York City. J-M RUB hoopla livebrary

Torday, Piers. The Last Wild.
In a world where animals no longer exist, Kester Jaynes feels like he hardly exists either. He's been locked away in a home for troubled children and cannot speak. Then one night some talking pigeons come to help him escape-- and the animals need him to save them too. J-SF TOR livebrary

Van Eekhout, Greg. The Boy at the End of the World.
Born half-grown in a world that is being destroyed, Fisher has instinctive knowledge of many things, including that he must avoid the robot that knows his name. J-SF VAN

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