Among the Hidden
by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge
Margaret Peterson Haddix has two kids: a daughter, Meredith and a son, Connor. No additional hidden children have yet been confirmed.
Haddix didn't intend for Among the Hidden to start off the Shadow Children series, but she just couldn't' stop once she got started. (Kind of like lying.) The series is now complete with a total of seven books. (source)
The CIA World Factbook doesn't list any country as being currently totalitarian. However, close relatives--dictatorships and communist states—appear in a handful of entries. (source)
Fake I.D.'s are a booming business all over the world. But while most Western kids try to get one to cheat the drinking age, some Chinese citizens just want to sneak into internet cafes.