Among the Hidden Quotes
Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from Among the Hidden.
Government Power: Totalitarian Quotes
"Told you before. We didn't have a choice. Government wanted it. You can't tell the Government no." (1.6)
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
The smile she offered him was wobbly. He felt like he had to help her. (2.38-39)
He'd overheard Mother and Dad marveling that the people moving into the new houses were not just going to be city people, but Barons. Barons were unbelievably rich, Luke knew. They had things ordin...
Actually, Luke didn't know if there was anyone else like him. He wasn't supposed to exist. Maybe he was the only one. (2.3)
Rules and Order Quotes
He had never disobeyed the order to hide. (1.2)
Once, when Luke was younger, a tramp had walked up to the house and Luke had only had time to hide under the sink in the mudroom before the man was in the house, begging for food. The door of the c...
"Matt and me, we've never told anyone about you," Mark said, suddenly serious, which was strange for him. "And you know Mother and Dad don't say anything. You're good at hiding. So you're safe, you...
Lies and Deceit Quotes
Luke almost felt he knew his relatives, though they lived hundreds of miles away. And, of course, they didn't even know he existed. The letters Mother wrote back, painstakingly, late at night, when...